(DIVISION OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS) The United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded the Obama Administration guidelines that allowed states that had authorized the use of marijuana under state law without fear federal prosecution.
The survey also serves as a platform to physicians to express what specific boundaries they have experienced or anticipate experiencing regarding the implementation of the DPP and/or Prevent Diabetes STAT.
Participation in this survey is essential to the development of various educational components that will benefit both the physician and patient communities. By educating physicians and connecting more patients to evidence-based lifestyle change programs, this diabetes initiative will help bridge the gap between clinical care settings and communities to reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes.
Governor Cuomo is seeking to address various aspects of the epidemic and his five point proposal included limiting the prescribing of opioids to the same limitations to patients with a diagnosis of chronic pain that have not previously used opioids.
He has indicated that he will advance legislation to restrict subsequent refills to no more than one additional seven day prescription of opioids for acute pain without having an in-person visit with the prescriber.
Other health care initiatives include expanding existing patient legal protections, simplifying medical billing and expanding telehealth services.
(BELMONT) In his State of the State address, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed an initiative to reduce the incidence of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses in New York State.
The Membership Committee discussed the concept of a standard introductory rate for new members, and agreed to move forward with the idea and put on paper for review at the next meeting.
(For Council Information) , released today by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the American Medical Association (AMA).
MSSNY will continue to monitor this situation closely and will provide updates.