Posted on 08/02/2018The Internet has become our most commonly used source for information. Unfortunately, the internet is also great at spreading myths, falsehoods, and half-truths. There are few places where misinformation spreads better than in the world of Search Eng
Posted on 08/02/2018Thanks to pressure from OSMA and its allies, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has agreed to defer to regulatory boards in regards to physician impairment.
Posted on 08/02/2018These revisions and other policies are open for comments from physicians and other healthcare providers. Regardless of the size, location or composition of your practice, we encourage to take part in the process by providing your comments directly to
Posted on 07/19/2018Healthcare providers are not immune from the growing number of reported incidents of alleged sexual harassment in the workplace. Accusers may be employees, patients, third-party vendors or visitors.
Posted on 07/19/2018As a practice owner, it’s important to know you have options to help you manage your practice and health insurance benefits. OSMA members also have a new option to consider when choosing health insurance plans.
Posted on 07/19/2018OSMA recently partnered with Splash Financial, a Cleveland-based, student loan refinancing company that was founded to help healthcare professionals. This free, new benefit is designed for members and their families.
Posted on 07/19/2018The proposed rule for 2019 includes provisions for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2019 as well as the physician fee schedule.
Posted on 07/11/2018A commitment to support physicians and a focus on making quality healthcare more accessible for patients has earned Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine an endorsement from the OSMAPAC.
Posted on 07/03/2018Robyn Chatman, M.D. is interviewed about what she would like members to understand about diabetes prevention.
Posted on 06/28/2018A track record of bettering patient access to quality medical care and proven leadership on key national health-related policy has earned incumbent U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown an endorsement from the Ohio State Medical Association.
Posted on 06/21/2018A common misconception among employers is that having confidentiality and non-disclosure policies in their employee handbooks is sufficient enough to protect their valuable business assets
Posted on 06/07/2018Strengthening individual communication skills is paramount to improving patient comprehension, which in turn can improve patient behavior...
Posted on 06/01/2018Ohio physicians completed more safety queries on patients prior to prescribing an opioid for pain management in 2017 than medical professionals in any other state, according to a national report.
Posted on 05/24/2018Beginning on June 1, 2018, all controlled substance prescriptions must include the ICD-10 information.
Posted on 05/24/2018CMS has announced the release of an updated web-based tool to assist in checking eligibility status for MIPS...
Posted on 05/10/2018Ohio's proposal, initially announced in February, aligns with the existing requirements for work and community engagement used under SNAP and the ABAWD program.
Posted on 05/10/2018Several studies reveal that healthy diets can not only prevent type 2 diabetes, but can also improve cholesterol levels, reduce hypertension and decrease heart disease.
Posted on 05/03/2018The opioid epidemic continues to be a painful reality that plagues the communities where we work and live...We are part of the discussion.
Posted on 04/19/2018Evangeline C. Andarsio, MD, a medical school professor and retired Dayton physician is now president of the Ohio State Medical Association...
Posted on 04/12/2018Once you get patients to "like" you on Facebook, you need to keep them engaged so that they continue to follow your page and share your content...