The Massachusetts Medical Society is the statewide professional association for physicians and medical students. We are dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. We offer online CME courses and live events that award continuing medical education credits. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and NEJM Journal Watch alerts and publications covering 13 specialties.

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  • Ambulatory Surgery Testimony; Ballot Question 4

    September 23, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week -- MMS testified this week at a Department of Public Health hearing opposing a provision of proposed regulations which would prohibit the establishment of ambulatory surgery centers not affiliated with or in a joint venture with an acute care hospital.

  • Reports Chronicle Mass. Cost Trends, Opioid Use

    September 16, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week -- Performance of the Massachusetts Health Care System, the annual report of the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), indicates a 3.9 percent growth in total health care expenditures per capita between 2014 and 2015.  

  • CMS Announces 4 Options for Physicians to Comply with MACRA

    September 9, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week -- Physicians and other clinicians have four options for participation in Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Choosing one of these options would ensure you do not receive a negative payment adjustment in 2019.

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