COALITION OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS, SEIU ENDORSE QUESTION 1 TO MAKE NEVADA SAFER Nevada State Medical Association among health care groups and professionals supporting Question 1 to help reduce gun violence and save lives Las Vegas, NV: Today the Question 1 campaign announced the endorsement of a coalition of health care groups in Nevada, with […]
LAS VEGAS (September 27, 2016) – The Nevada State Medical Association, the state’s largest physician-led advocacy group, voted at its annual meeting to formally oppose state Ballot Question 2 entitled “Initiative to Regulate and Tax Marijuana” which provides for the legalization of recreational marijuana. The Nevada State Medical Association (NSMA) held its 112th Annual Meeting and Scientific […]
The Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) invites you to participate in the 2016 LAN Fall Summit on Tuesday, October 25 in Washington, DC. The Summit’s theme, “Aligning for Action,” supports implementation and adoption of alternative payment models (APMs) nationwide. Join hundreds of other leading health care payment innovators and reserve your space […]
Please join us in congratulating NSMA physician member, Dr. Reka Danko, on her recognition as one of Reno-Tahoe’s Twenty Under 40 award recipients! The award ceremony will be held Nov. 10 at the Eldorado Hotel Casino. Please go to RenoTahoeYPN.com for tickets and sponsorship information.
The Nevada State Medical Association and Washoe County Medical Society have teamed up with St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center to bring you a physician-community CME course on opioids presented by Reka Danko, MD and Denis Patterson, DO. TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Event Details Reka Danko, MD Dr. Danko is the […]
By Katherine Q. Seelye July 27, 2016 The New York Times PORTLAND, Me. — A woman in her 30s was sitting in a car in a parking lot here last month, shooting up heroin, when she overdosed. Even after the men she was with injected her with naloxone, the drug that reverses opioid overdoses, she […]
#NSMA commends physician and member Dr. George Thomas Manilla of Elko for achieving an innovative treatment method for migraines!
Noridian, the Medicare Administrative Contractor for Nevada, is offering educational symposiums on Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) and documentation compliance. Noridian invites all Medicare providers: physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and others that bill Medicare. The meeting is to assist providers to understand current billing errors with a goal of preventing future errors. Following the […]
The second open enrollment for the Nevada health insurance exchange runs from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15. There is no rollover from previous plans so everyone who needs insurance must re-apply! To sign up or for more information, visit: www.nevadahealthlink.com. Previous enrollees also can call 1-855-7NVLINK (855-768-5465) or e-mail email@example.com. First-time enrollees can call 1-800-318-2596 […]
The AMA Health Workforce Mapper illustrates the distribution of physicians and nonphysician clinicians by specialty, state, county, or metropolitan areas. It provides a useful visual tool to demonstrate to law- or policy-makers the geographic distribution of the healthcare workforce in a given state or nationally, to assist them in making appropriate, evidence-based decisions. The Mapper […]