2019 Legislative Wrap Up

New Mexico Medical Society 2019 Legislative Wrap Up March 21, 2019 What a wild, 60-day, bob-sled ride through the Sangre de Cristos!  NMMS started off with a very full plate – Medicaid fee increases, prior authorization, surprise billing, ultrasound prior...

Board Recertifications – Call for Comment

OUR VOICE FOR MEDICINE The Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future Commission has released its draft report for public comment. The report, which includes the Commission’s key findings and recommendations, will be posted on the Vision Initiative website...

H.R. 1625, Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018

March 27, 2018 – Key health provisions in omnibus appropriation bill passed by House and Senate week of March 23, 2018. H.R. 1625, Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 – Top-Line Summary on Select Issues Opioids Includes nearly $4 billion in funding for...

Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018–Highlights

February 9, 2018 Early this morning (2/9/18) , the Senate and House passed a fifth continuing resolution to keep the federal government operational until March 23.  The spending package, which passed with bipartisan majorities in both the Senate (71-28) and the House...

AMA Adopts New Policies at 2017 Interim Meeting

November 15, 2017 HONOLULU – The American Medical Association (AMA), the premier national physician organization in the country, voted to adopt new policies on emerging health care topics during the voting session of its Interim Meeting. The AMA’s House of...

Physician Finder Alert

October 12, 2017 Alert to physicians in active practice….The NMMS Physician Finder is a key venue for patients to identify and locate physicians in their communities or in desired specialties.  If you are not listed, please email info@nmms.org directly. If...

2017 County Visit Schedule

August 15, 2017 New Mexico Medical Society – 2017 County Society Visits Please plan to attend the county visit in your area to visit with President-elect Sandra Whisler MD, Executive Director Randy Marshall, Legal Counsel John Anderson, and The Doctors Company...