SCMA News
Dr. Bruce Snyder Receives Two Distinct Honors
Monday, October 31, 2016

Columbia, SC – Dr. Bruce Snyder, a physician practicing in Greenville, South Carolina, was awarded the 2016 South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA)

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Physician in Spotlight
Dr. March Seabrook
Friday, October 21, 2016

Dr. March Seabrook: Grandy SCOPY Award Recipient

Last week, Dr. March Seabrook received the Grand SCOPY Award from the American College of

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SCMA Events
It’s that time of year again! Renew your membership!
Friday, October 21, 2016

It’s that time of year again --- time to renew your membership in the premier organization for physicians in South Carolina. With many challenges on

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SCMA Events
SCMA Launches New Website!
Friday, October 21, 2016

The South Carolina Medical Association has launched a brand new website! You may have noticed some new branding and updated communications being sent

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Industry News
CMS Finalizes MACRA Rule
Friday, October 21, 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule outlining the requirements of the new Quality Payment Program for physicians

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Industry News
SCMA Members Invited to SC Transportation and Wellness Summit
Friday, October 21, 2016

On November 3rd from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Transportation Association of South Carolina will be hosting the 2016 Transportation and Wellness

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Industry News
Don’t Miss Out on Incentive Payments
Friday, October 21, 2016

You may be eligible to participate in the S.C. Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, which provides incentive payments to EPs as they demonstrate the

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SCMA Events
FREE Webinar! Why PCMH Now?
Friday, October 21, 2016

Join the SCMA on November 4th from 12 - 12:30 p.m. for a free webinar on "Why PCMH Now?" For primary care practices, being recognized as a patient

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SCMA News
Hurricane Matthew Update
Thursday, October 06, 2016

Every South Carolina physician is a part of our South Carolina Medical Association family and this week our hearts are heavy as our colleagues,

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SCMA News
SCMA and Subsidiaries Announce New Chief Executive Officers
Thursday, September 29, 2016

This week the South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) and its subsidiaries announced newly appointed Chief Executive Officers. Due to the

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Industry News
SC Court Overturns Ban on Physician Employment of Physical Therapists
Thursday, September 15, 2016

In a major victory for patients and their treating physicians, the South Carolina Supreme Court has overturned their previous ruling in Sloan and has

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Industry News
SEPTEMBER 24 DEADLINE: Medicaid Revalidation for Providers
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is required by federal regulations to revalidate the enrollment of all providers

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Industry News
Zika Update from AMA & CDC
Friday, August 12, 2016

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the following statements today regarding the

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CME
SCMA Receives Accreditation with Commendation Status from ACCME
Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

The SCMA is pleased to inform our members that earlier this week, our Continuing Medical Education program received

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SCMA News
SCMA to Launch Statewide Health Information Network
Thursday, July 28, 2016

The SCMA is pleased to announce a new partnership with KaMMCO Health Solutions (KHS) in support of our mission to improve the health of South

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Survey
Study Finds Patient-Physician Relationship is Healthier than Ever
Friday, July 15, 2016

The Physicians Foundation recently released the results of a nationwide survey addressing several health care issues including: the doctor-patient

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Industry News
CMS Finalizes MACRA Rule
Friday, October 21, 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule outlining the requirements of the new Quality Payment Program for physicians

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Industry News
SCMA Members Invited to SC Transportation and Wellness Summit
Friday, October 21, 2016

On November 3rd from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Transportation Association of South Carolina will be hosting the 2016 Transportation and Wellness

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Industry News
Don’t Miss Out on Incentive Payments
Friday, October 21, 2016

You may be eligible to participate in the S.C. Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, which provides incentive payments to EPs as they demonstrate the

Read More »
Industry News
SC Court Overturns Ban on Physician Employment of Physical Therapists
Thursday, September 15, 2016

In a major victory for patients and their treating physicians, the South Carolina Supreme Court has overturned their previous ruling in Sloan and has

Read More »
Industry News
SEPTEMBER 24 DEADLINE: Medicaid Revalidation for Providers
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is required by federal regulations to revalidate the enrollment of all providers

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Industry News
Zika Update from AMA & CDC
Friday, August 12, 2016

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the following statements today regarding the

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Industry News
CMS Considers Delaying MACRA
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Earlier this month, several physician groups, including the SCMA, made public comment about their opposition to MACRA. It is evident physicians were

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Industry News
Our Veterans Deserve the Highest Quality Care
Friday, July 01, 2016

Our military veterans put their lives on the line to defend this country and our way of life. In return, we owe them much – including the highest

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Industry News
CALL TO ACTION: Our Veterans Deserve the Highest Quality Care
Sunday, June 19, 2016

To all South Carolina physicians:

Our military veterans put their lives on the line to defend this country and our way of life. In return, we owe

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Industry News
Legislative Update
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

Although the House was on furlough this past week, several health care bills still advanced through the State House:

S.339 -

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Industry News
State House News - April 15
Thursday, April 21, 2016

Activities at the State House have geared back up after furlough, especially in the medical arena. Last week, an advocacy day was held in the State

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Industry News
State House News: March 10
Thursday, March 10, 2016

As usual, this session has been busy in regards to health care. Here are the latest updates:

Telemedicine
The Senate gave third reading to S. 1035

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Industry News
Important Tax Information
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

In accordance with IRS regulations for federal income tax purposes, a percentage of SCMA annual membership dues may be deducted as a business

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Industry News
State House News: January 28
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The 2016 Legislative Session officially kicked off January 12. As usual, the first few weeks of the session have been busy as everyone returns to

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Industry News
Grant to Improve End-of-Life Care in South Carolina
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

A generous grant from the Physicians Foundation to the South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) Foundation will

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Industry News
Avoid Medicare Penalties
Thursday, December 03, 2015

The AMA encourages physicians to file by December 16 to avoid a Medicare pay cut of 2-4 percent. How? File an informal review request with CMS before

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SCMA Events
It’s that time of year again! Renew your membership!
Friday, October 21, 2016

It’s that time of year again --- time to renew your membership in the premier organization for physicians in South Carolina. With many challenges on

Read More »
SCMA Events
SCMA Launches New Website!
Friday, October 21, 2016

The South Carolina Medical Association has launched a brand new website! You may have noticed some new branding and updated communications being sent

Read More »
SCMA Events
FREE Webinar! Why PCMH Now?
Friday, October 21, 2016

Join the SCMA on November 4th from 12 - 12:30 p.m. for a free webinar on "Why PCMH Now?" For primary care practices, being recognized as a patient

Read More »
CME
SCMA Receives Accreditation with Commendation Status from ACCME
Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

The SCMA is pleased to inform our members that earlier this week, our Continuing Medical Education program received

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CME
Physician Reimbursement Opportunities
Thursday, April 21, 2016

Held on October 14 at the SCMA Headquarters, this one day course will feature speaker Jean Acevado, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC. Primary Care and other

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CME
ICD-10: National Provider Call
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Register for the August 27 call on Countdown to ICD-10 — five weeks before ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2015. The call will open with a

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CME
Your South Carolina CME Requirements
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
DEADLINE TO COMPLETE CME: June 30

DEADLINE TO REPORT CME TO SCMA: July 31


This is a simple reminder that in order to renew your South Carolina

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CME
New CME Course Requirement
Thursday, January 22, 2015

CME for Prescribing and MonitoringControlled Substances:
Mandatory for All South Carolina Licensed Physicians by the SC Legislature
Available at No

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Survey
Study Finds Patient-Physician Relationship is Healthier than Ever
Friday, July 15, 2016

The Physicians Foundation recently released the results of a nationwide survey addressing several health care issues including: the doctor-patient

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Survey
Public Comments Needed:
Thursday, December 03, 2015

Recently, the  Office of Nursing within the VA System has made proposed changes to the VHA Nursing Handbook that would allow full independent

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Survey
Survey: South Carolina Legislative Issues
Thursday, June 11, 2015

The SCMA has crafted a survey regarding health policies that are currently being considered for legislation at the federal and state level. One goal

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