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Welcome to the PCMS Website

The Philadelphia County Medical Society (PCMS) has been representing physicians for more than 160 years as they treat patients, advance science, maintain the standards of the profession, and protect the public health. The Society, a professional membership organization for physicians who live or work in the City of Philadelphia, has a tradition of activism on behalf of practitioners and patients. PCMS provides a common ground for physicians across a range of specialties to discuss health care issues of the day and work for the good of the profession and the public.

Today, its members continue to present the opinions of physicians before legislators and government officials, to protect the public health, and to keep physicians informed on the issues that affect their practice of medicine in Philadelphia.

Open Payments (The Sunshine Act) Reminder: Review Your Data by August 27

July 23, 2014 at 1:27 pm | National

As part of the Open Payments program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon make data about the financial relationships between drug/device manufacturers and physicians and teaching hospitals available to the public. Physicians includes doctors of medicine and osteopathy, dental surgeons, dentists, licensed chiropractors, optometrists and podiatrists. Open Payments registration for physicians […]

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PMSLIC Insurance Transitioning Policyholders to NORCAL Mutual Beginning August 1, 2014

July 18, 2014 at 3:06 pm | State

August 1, 2014 marks the beginning of an exciting new phase in our company’s history. For more than 35 years, PMSLIC Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company, has served the medical community with the promise of providing the highest quality products and services. Continuing in this spirit, NORCAL Mutual is […]

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CMS Update – July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm | National

DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2 Recompete and National Mail-Order Recompete Announced On July 15, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans to recompete the supplier contracts awarded in Round 2 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program. CMS is required by law to recompete contracts […]

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MLN Connects – July 17, 2014

July 18, 2014 at 1:41 pm | National

MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls Open Payments (the Sunshine Act): Registration, Review, and Dispute — Last Chance to Register ESRD Quality Incentive Program: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for PY 2017 and 2018 — Last Chance to Register 2015 Medicare PFS Proposals for PQRS, Value Modifier, EHR Incentive Program, and the Physician Compare Website— Last Chance […]

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