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June 24, 2020
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MMA Joins Hospitals Requesting State Pandemic Assistance
The MMA joined the Maine Hospital Association this week in asking state leaders for a portion of the $1.2 billion for related expenditures, and massive revenue losses, from directly responding to the pandemic.
There are less than 3 weeks (July 14) until Maine’s State Primary Election (for offices other than President) and Special Referendum Election. The original date of June 9 was postponed by Executive Order from Governor Mills.
Join MPHA every Friday from 10am - 11am for our COVID-19 Coffee Conversations. Each week we will be joined by a guest speaker who will share their experiences and expertise. This week's speaker will be Dr. Dan Onion, local health officer for Vienna and Mt. Vernon.
The Mills Administration has posted additional COVID-19 Prevention Checklists for businesses and activities to voluntarily resume on July 1 as part of Stage 3 of the Administration’s Restarting Maine’s Economy Plan.Read More
VOTE YES! Important Healthcare Bond Issue
There are less than 3 weeks (July 14) until Maine’s State Primary Election (for offices other than President) and Special Referendum Election.
The American Medical Association has recently begun to take steps in eliminating the public health disparities that run rampant throughout our nation’s healthcare system.
On Olympic Day June 23, 2020, the International Olympic Committee and WHO together with the United Nations launch a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to be #HEALTHYTogether. The three partners and Olympic athletes will spotlight the global collaboration needed to stay healthy and reduce the spread and impact of COVID-19.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) is distributing home testing kits on Saturday, June 27 as part of National HIV Testing Day, an annual occasion to encourage people to get an HIV test.
Nominations for the 2020 award are due by July 31. The award is presented each year by the Maine Medical Association to recognize the humanitarian service of medical volunteers who serve in Maine, the US or abroad.
The 2020 Census Is Happening Now
Responses to the 2020 Census will inform funding for clinics, Medicare, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and other health care assistance programs.
Opportunities to Support Physician Candidates for the 130th Maine Legislature
State legislators have historically given great weight to physician opinions in Augusta, and certainly appreciate the work you do to keep their constituents healthy. However, the voice of physicians is being diluted in many debates. At this time, we are aware of 6 active or retired physician candidates for the 130th Maine Legislature and we wanted to make you aware of their candidacies and of opportunities to provide financial support for the campaigns if you are so inclined.
Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
Below you will find an on-going list of Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings. Any questions should be referred to the contact person listed for each specialty.
Webinar on Thursday, June 25th from 9-10:30am hosted by Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine, presented by NAMI Maine. Read More
Visit www.ngsmedicare.com for information about these upcoming NGS Medicare Part B webinars.
MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians, including Suicide Prevention and Management Training for Healthcare Professionals.
MaineCare Medical Director Opportunity
The Office of MaineCare Services (OMS) is continuing its
search for a MaineCare Medical Director and is eager to identify qualified
physicians, nurse practitioners, or physician assistants who are interested in
applying for the position. Read More
Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
Take advantage of this opportunity with the Veterans' Administration to thank our veterans in a concrete way for their service and their sacrifices. Read More
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