7/15/2021 AMCNO Updates

 

     
 

Gov. DeWine Signs Bill Prohibiting Schools from Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination

Governor Mike DeWine has signed a bill into law that prohibits public K-12 schools, colleges, and universities from requiring people to get a vaccine if that vaccine does not have full approval by the Food and Drug Administration. The COVID-19 vaccine has been FDA approved through Emergency Use Authorization.  

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OPHP Wants Your Input

The Ohio Physicians Health Program (OPHP) is conducting a statewide anonymous survey, to better determine what services are needed to support health care professionals and their well-being, particularly during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Your insight is crucial--it will benefit the current system of support as well as better equip Ohio for future crises. 

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Gov. DeWine Vetoes Fireworks Bill

Governor Mike DeWine vetoed legislation (SB 113) that would have legalized the use of fireworks for 24 hours a day around 25 separate holidays throughout the year, with only minimal safety restrictions in place. Proponents and opponents (including the AMCNO) weighed in on the decision. ure.

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Ohio Dept. of Medicaid Postpones Phase 1 Go-Live for PNM Module

The Provider Network Management (PNM) and Centralized Credentialing Phase 1 go-live date, scheduled for July 26, has been postponed, according to the Ohio Department of Medicaid. 

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CMS Releases Proposed Rule for 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed physician payment rule for 2022. It focuses on several points, including improving health equity and patient access, a widening gap particularly highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Thanks for Attending Our Website Launch Party! 

We'd like to thank all of those who were able to attend our recent website launch party at Alley Cat Oyster Bar in Cleveland! Many of our members and local leaders attended this fun event to celebrate with us. We look forward to sharing our new website and its numerous helpful resources and tools with our members and the community.s.  

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