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Want free dues in 2016?

09/18/2015

Recruit 1 member:

  1. Pay your regular OCMS dues.
  2. Promote the society and recruit one new member.
  3. Contact OCMS with the recruit’s name.
  4. New recruit receives half off OCMS membership dues upon membership approval.
  5. You will receive refund of $127.50** (half of OCMS dues).

Recruit 2 or more members:

  1. Pay your regular OCMS dues.
  2. Promote the society and recruit at least two new members.
  3. Contact OCMS with the names of the recruits.
  4. New recruits receive half off OCMS membership dues upon membership approval.
  5. You will receive a full* OCMS dues refund ($255).

*When recruiting two or more members.
**Bulletin subscription and Medical Student Scholarship Fund donation not included in discount.

Share the benefits of OCMS membership with your fellow physicians with this helpful document!

Questions? Contact OCMS - 405-702-0500.

Revised CMS Guidance on ICD-10 Implementation

08/07/2015

CMS has revised their FAQs on ICD 10 coding  after extensive dialogue with AMA Advocacy staff.   The revisions were posted on the CMS website on 7/31 and are consistent with the original announcement regarding flexibility when the right “ family of codes” are submitted. Revisions were made to questions 3 and 5. 

Prescription Monitoring Program Law FAQs

07/09/2015

OSMA has provided a Prescription Monitoring Program Law FAQs video available for viewing.  See the video here.

Oklahoma State Medical Association to sell PLICO to Berkshire Hathaway unit

07/09/2015

The Oklahoma State Medical Association has agreed to sell PLICO Inc., the state's top medical malpractice insurer, to Berkshire Hathaway's MedPro Group. Read more from newsok.com.

OOA and OSMA Sues Gov. Fallin

07/01/2015

The Oklahoma Osteopathic Association and Oklahoma State Medical Association sued Gov. Mary Fallin for signing a bill that allows non-workers-comp patients to get 30 days of physical therapy without referral or oversight from a physician, in Oklahoma County Court.  More information coming soon.