SCMA News
State House News: April 16 - 23
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Physician Assistant Bills Advance to Full House and Senate After months of negotiation, and intense discussion regarding prescriptive authority, H.…
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2013 SCMA Annual Meeting -- Takes Place This Week!
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Have you made plans to join us for the 2013 SCMA Annual Meeting this week in Hilton Head? If not, it's not too late to join us!Whether advancing the…
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SCMA Member Participating in Boston Marathon Returns Safely to South Carolina
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
This past Monday, the South Carolina Medical Association, along with the rest of the world, learned with sorrow about the tragedy that unfolded at…
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State House News: April 9 - 16
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The first week back from the two week Easter break was a flurry of activity last week with the May 1 “crossover” deadline looming for all…
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2013 SCMA Annual Meeting is Two Weeks Away!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The 2013 Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Medical Association is right around the corner! This year's meeting will be held in Hilton Head Island…
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Two SCMA Members Named New DHHS Medical Directors
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) has announced the addition of three new consulting medical directors, two of…
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Political Survey - Physician Participation Needed
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Jones, McAden & Associates is currently conducting a survey to gain perspective on how different professionally licensed groups obtain information on…
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SCMA Physicians Discuss Obesity with DHHS
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Last year, a group of SCMA Board Members began meeting with Director Tony Keck of the Department of Health and Human Services regularly to discuss…
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AMA President-elect Visits SCMA
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
At last week’s Board of Trustees meeting, we were privileged to have a very special guest among us, Dr. Ardis Hoven, President-elect for the American…
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Help Celebrate South Carolina Health Decisions Day
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The SCMA, along with other members of the SC Coalition for the Care of the Seriously Ill, encourages physicians to promote advance planning for…
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State House News: March 19 - 26
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Both the House and Senate are currently on a two-week Easter break and will return to Columbia on Tuesday, April 9 to continue the legislative…
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SCMA Bylaws Changes (1)
Friday, March 22, 2013
Per the notice requirement for amendments to the SCMA Bylaws, all proposed changes must be presented to SCMA membership prior to being voted upon at…
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State House News: March 13 - 20
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
It was “Budget Week” in the House of Representatives beginning last Monday, with everyone prepared for what was anticipated to be a stormy week-long,…
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State House News: March 5 - 12
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
All focus in the House of Representatives is now on the state budget bill being debated this week by the full House.  Last week, both the House and…
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Calling On Physicians for Statewide Regulatory Reform
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Gov. Nikki Haley recently issued an executive order requiring all state agencies to review their operations and eliminate any unnecessary spending…
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State House News: Feb. 26 - March 6
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Last week was one of the busiest weeks thus far for health care legislation this session. Catch up on all the activity below: “Adult Health Care…
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