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Robert Wah, MD, to Speak at Hippocrates Lecture on October 16

Newly-installed AMA president Robert Wah, MD, will be the featured speaker at the 12th annual Hippocrates Lecture, set for Thursday, October 16, at Ces & Judy’s Catering, 10405 Clayton Road. The event begins with a social hour at 6:00 p.m., a buffet dinner at 7:00 p.m., immediately followed by the lecture. Dr. Wah’s topic will […]

SLMMS Media Coverage of UHC Network Reductions

Review recent coverage of SLMMS media stories opposing UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage Physician Network Reductions: FOX2 News on 6-18-2014: http://fox2now.com/2014/06/18/unitedhealthcare-terminating-contracts-with-medicare-advantage-doctors/ St. Louis Post-Dispatch on 6-19-2014: http://www.stltoday.com/news/special-reports/mohealth/unitedhealthcare-cuts-missouri-physicians-from-medicare-advantage/article_b4cca6be-6bc1-5c74-96aa-88f96cd6dd31.html St. Louis Business Journal on 6-19-2014: http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/morning_call/2014/06/unitedhealthcare-again-cuts-missouri-physicians.html?ana=e_stl_rdup&s=newsletter&ed=2014-06-19&u=jEOD48r8P4z+upEPRa1t8RGaK4b&t=1403209057

Medical Society Condemns UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Physician Network Reductions

Thousands of area seniors will be forced to change doctors or pay much higher out-of-pocket costs The St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, representing more than 1,300 member physicians in the St. Louis area, is protesting recent actions by UnitedHealthcare (UHC) to terminate a large number of local doctors from its Medicare Advantage physician network. The […]

Free Webinar for SLMMS Members on Thursday, May 1

Complimentary Webinar for SLMMS Members on Thursday, May 1 BizMed, a local health information technology company, has invited St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society members to participate in a free informational webinar “Medical Home Recognition Decisions” on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. central time to objectively explore options available to primary care practices. The […]

Member Message from SLMMS President Dr. Joseph A. Craft III – Medicare’s Claims Data Release

St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society Members – Please see the following message from President Joseph A. Craft III, M.D.: Colleagues, As many of you know, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released payment data on physicians to the general public on Wednesday, 4/9/14.  I have reviewed mine by downloading the appropriate Excel spreadsheet […]

SLMMS Members: Make sure you have Medjet Assist when you travel

Take Trips. Not Chances.  Be sure you have a way back to the hospital of your choice should you become ill or injured on when you travel.  The St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society would like to remind you that Medjet offers unparalleled medical evacuation protection for domestic and international travelers.  Plus, SLMMS members and associates […]

Physicians Advocate for Tort Reform at White Coat Rally

More than 200 physicians from across thestate gathered at the Missouri Capitol to advocate for tort reform and other issues of concern at the March 5 White Coat Rally organized by the Missouri State Medical Association. Wearing “Tort Reform Now!” stickers with their white coats, physicians educated legislators about the need to restore the cap […]

White Coat Rally Day is Wednesday, March 5 at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City

Now more than ever your support of organized medicine in Missouri is paramount. The St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society is asking all doctors (members and non-members) to clear your schedule for Wednesday, March 5, 2014 to join fellow physicians and the Missouri State Medical Association to lobby legislators in Jefferson City to support Tort Reform […]

Medical Society Supports Missouri Physicians Health Program

The St. Louis Society for Medical and Scientific Education (SLSMSE), the charitable foundation of SLMMS, recently presented a $10,000 donation to the Missouri Physicians Health Program (MPHP). The SLSMSE gift will help MPHP continue their work coordinating assistance for physicians who suffer from practice-threatening impairments. MPHP facilitates the physician’s return to healthy personal and professional […]

Joseph A. Craft III, M.D., F.A.C.C. Installed as 2014 SLMMS President

Joseph A. Craft III, M.D., F.A.C.C., was installed as the 2014 president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society at the Annual Meeting and Installation Dinner on Saturday, January 11 at Kemoll’s Top of the Met. Dr. Craft is a cardiologist with Mercy Clinic Heart and Vascular. Other 2014 officers installed included Michael J. Stadnyk, M.D., […]

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