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While there are currently no confirmed cases of Ebola in Washington state, leading health care organizations, including the WSMA, continue efforts to prepare for the possibility.
Register to attend WSMA’s annual summit and “day on the hill” in Olympia, scheduled for Monday, Jan. 26. The WSMA has a strong advocacy team—but we need your help!
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Once again, physicians are facing a draconian cut to Medicare payment rates—this time 21.2 percent effective Apr. 1, 2015—due to the flawed Medicare sustainable growth rate formula.
Contact your legislators this month and urge them to bring to the floor and enact H.R. 4015/S. 2000, The SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014, before the end of this year.
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The WSMA has a special commitment to helping patients understand their options at the end of life. Find out more on the following pages:
Information on advance directives (living wills, durable power of attorney for health care)
Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
Washington End-of-Life Coalition
The WSMA, in collaboration with American College of Physician Executives, is offering WSMA members access to a variety of ACPE online leadership skills-development courses at a discounted rate.
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