COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to healthcare workers.  HCMS has developed a section of our COVID-19 webpage which has locations where you can get the vaccine and factsheets on the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.  

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HCMS/HAM Installation of Officers Virtual Event - Jan 22

Join your colleagues in honoring the 2021 officers at the Harris County Medical Society/Houston Academy of Medicine (HCMS/HAM) Installation of Officers and Leadership Recognition on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. The event will be live streamed on the HCMS Facebook page  at 6:30 pm. You do not need a Facebook account to view the event.

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MIPS Hardship Application Deadline on Feb. 1

Physicians and practices have until Feb. 1 to apply for a MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception Application due to COVID-19 related reasons. If you are not exempt, you have until March 31st to submit your 2020 MIPS performance year data. 

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E-prescribing mandate effective Jan. 1

For e-prescribing requirements and the waiver application process, visit the TMB e-prescribing page . For more information on e-prescribing, summary of the mandates, stand-alone e-prescribe vendors, and other resources, click on the link below.

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New Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is available

The 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is now available. You can find the new fee schedule on the Novitas fee schedule page.

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