DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
The Dade County Medical Association works hard on behalf of Miami-Dade County physicians. Founded in 1903, the DCMA is proud and honored to be the largest association representing physicians in Miami-Dade County.
DCMA provides a number of benefits to our members
The mission of the Dade County Medical Association is to support its members in all aspects of the practice of medicine; to serve physicians and their patients by establishing and promoting ethical, educational and clinical standards for the medical profession and to advocate the highest principle of all, the integrity of the patient/physician relationship.
December 5, 2013
Stop Medicare Payment Cut of 25% on January 1, 2014
Dear Physicians –
Unless Congress intervenes, once again physicians are facing cuts in Medicare payments January 1, 2014 - nearly 25% - due to the failed Sustainable Growth Rate or SGR formula which was adopted as part of the deficit reduction law in 1997.
As you know, the DCMA, FMA and AMA fight these cuts every year.....Read More
November 19, 2013 Lead Hazards in Some Holiday Toys
November 19, 2013
Dear Physicians - Parents should be aware of potential lead hazards associated with some holiday toys and toy jewelry. Click on the link below and review these important facts to keep your loved ones and patients safe this holiday season....
While new toys are a holiday tradition, parents should be aware of potential lead hazards associated with toys, including toy jewelry. Review these important facts to keep your children safe this holiday season.
Lead is invisible to the naked eye and has no smell. Children may be exposed to it from consumer products through normal handling of the product. They often place toys and other objects, as well as their fingers that have touched these objects, in their mouth, which exposes them to lead paint or dust.Read More
November 15, 2013 National Influenza Vaccination Week - December 8-14, 2013
November 15, 2013
National Influenza Vaccination Week
December 8-14, 2013
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a nationwide effort to remind everyone to highlight the importance of influenza vaccine....Read More
November 5, 2013 athenhealth ICD-10 Guarantee Giveaway Video
November 6, 2013
Dear Physicians – Please view this short 3 minute video that covers issues you will face with the upcoming ICD-10 transition on October 1, 2014. As I’m sure you are aware, ICD-9 has about 14,000 codes, and ICD-10 will have about 70,000 codes. You need to be preparing now! By watching the video you have a chance to win a $10 Starbuck’s gift card. If you schedule a meeting with athenahealth by December 13, 2013 you will be awarded a $100 Apple Store gift card. What do you have to lose – 3 minutes of your time for the video, plus maybe 2 minutes signing up for the prizes? PatriciaRead More
October 31, 2013 AMA announces new EFT/ERA toolkits
October 31, 2013
AMA TOOLKITS HELP PHYSICIANS INCORPORATE NEW STANDARDS THAT STREAMLINE PAYMENT
CHICAGO - October 31, 2013 - The American Medical Association (AMA) is offering free toolkits to help physicians benefit from new federal standards that can reduce administrative hassles, cut paperwork burdens and free physicians to spend more time with patients....Read More