Connecticut Health Care News

MedNotes – March 27, 2024

Resources for Physicians in Aftermath of Cyberattack on Change Healthcare The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) distributed these resources to assist physicians, pharmacists, and hospitals, with the aftermath of the Change Healthcare cybersecurity attacks....

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MedNotes – November 3, 2023

Medicare Physician Payment Schedule Final Rule Released Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule for the calendar year (CY) 2024 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule. The AMA will analyze the final rule and develop a...

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MedNotes – July 27, 2023

CT Signals Increased Scrutiny of Physician Practice Acquisition HCMA's general counsel, Garfunkel Wild, PC, recently sent an Alert reminding physicians of the requirement for certain practice transactions need CON (Certificate of Need) approval. The CON depends on who...

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MedNotes – June 27, 2023

Connecticut Modifies Non-Compete Law for Physicians, and Extends Protections to APRN’s and PA’s Effective July 1, 2023, CT Public Act 23-97 modifies Connecticut’s noncompetition statute in several ways. The new law amends how, when, and in what situations non-compete...

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MedNotes – June 13, 2023

HCMA MedNotes - Elder Abuse Training Must Physicians Must Complete Training before June 30 Reminder to HCMA members who are registered with DEA: June 27 is a key date. After this date, whether you are renewing or this is your first registration with the DEA, you will...

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HCMA ALERT: New Mandatory DEA Training Requirement

New Mandatory DEA Training Requirement On December 29, 2022, the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act enacted a new one-time eight-hour training requirement for all Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registered practitioners on the treatment and management of...

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