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Local Implementation of National Health Care Reform
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MSDC works closely with the American Medical Association (AMA) and state and specialty medical societies to ensure that the local implementation of the  Affordable Care Act supports the patient-physician relationship and promotes public health.

ICD-10

MSDC Called on Congress to Lessen Impact of ICD-10

    In response to requests from the provider community, including the American Medical Association and Medical Society of DC, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released physician guidance to allow for flexibility in the claims auditing and quality reporting process as the medical community gains experience using the new ICD- 10 code set. See the joint announcement by CMS and AMA.  

 

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS & MEANINGFUL USE
   The Medical Society has worked with Federation Partners to express physician concerns over Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use program and the ability of electronic health records to address real-¬≠world needs of physicians and patients.

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