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Certification required for Medical Examiners to do DOT physicals
May 21, 2014, is the deadline to become a certified FMCSA DOT Medical Examiner. MASA offers an online certification course at a discount for members.
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Mission Statement
The Medical Association of the State of Alabama exists to serve, lead and unite physicians in promoting the highest quality of health care for the people of Alabama through advocacy, information and education.
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Ensuring Quality in the Collaborative Practice
This course is designed for medical professionals in a collaborative practice agreement or those interested in developing a collaborative practice agreement. Registration is open for the May 22, 2014, course.
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MASA Preferred Partners
Is your business interested in becoming one of MASA's Preferred Partners? Follow the link to learn how.

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Alabama physicians drive billions in economic activity

Alabama’s nearly 9,000 patient care physicians fulfill a vital role in the state’s economy by supporting 83,095 jobs and generating $11.2 billion in economic activity.

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ICD-10 delay approved by Congress

On March 31, Congress voted to delay the implementation date of ICD-10 for one year until Oct. 1, 2015. The bill also included a temporary "fix" to the Medicare payment system that prevents a 24 percent cut in Medicare payments this year.

Medicaid Changes Ahead

Medicaid 'Transformation' Updates

The Alabama Medicaid Agency has announced dates in April and May for regional meetings to update stakeholders on the implementation of Regional Care Organizations.

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MASA Health Insurance for Members

At the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, we feel your frustration with your health insurance and we have the answer.

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Annual Session 2014

Registration is open for MASA's 2014 Annual Session, May 22-25, at Baytowne Conference Center in Destin, Fla. Room reservations are due by April 18.

Hot Topics

2014 AS hot topicMake plans to join your colleagues in Sandestin for MASA's 2014 Annual Session.
New iconMASA offers DOT Medical Examiner Certification Training webinar that meets all DOT requirements
Changes Ahead Hot TopicThe Alabama Medicaid program is being transformed to deliver care on a regional basis across the state.
Petition iconSeniors and their physicians are united in the fight to save Medicare and preserve access to high quality care. Sign the petition to Fix Medicare Now!
 
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LeadershipVolunteers are needed for Medicaid's Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee and Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board.
ALREC circleThe University of South Alabama has been awarded federal funding to serve as the Alabama Regional Extension Center (ALREC).
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Alliance hot topicRegistration is open for AMASA's Annual Convnetion, May 23-24, in Sandestin, Fla.