Meet the Editors
Lee M. Duke, MD
Director, Physician Affairs
Mary Beth Schweigert
Corporate Communications Assistant
Be sure to monitor this site for information on key legislative issues. This site will be updated as issues are identified and reported by news sources.
Legislator discusses medical mission trips, major issues impacting the medical community and how physicians can get involved.
LG Health Director of Government Affairs & Grants credits physician advocacy and expertise for legislative successes.
Recent key state and federal actions also include a physician credentialing bill and efforts to align substance abuse confidentiality requirements with HIPAA.
Physicians must take action by Sept. 18. First round of refunds expected in early 2016.
Reworked Medical Cannabis Act has Senate support but still faces questions in the House.
Hospital Association of Pennsylvania analyzes the potential impact on hospitals and healthcare providers.
While no one knows which path state or federal leaders will take, we know some important influencing factors and potential issues to watch.
When will you get your refund, and how much can you expect? Pennsylvania Medical Society President Dr. Karen Rizzo answers some frequently asked questions about the $200 million settlement.
Now, for the first time, hospital claims for inpatient hospitalization and physician claims for inpatient services are related.