Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 12/31/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Dr. John Yindra to Step Down from MMA Committee for Physician Quality
•  Licensing Boards Propose Rule Changes for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment, Pain Prescribing
•  Human Genome Editing is Here. How Should It Be Governed?
•  Five Big Medical Court Cases that Made a Difference in 2019
•  Agreement Reached On FY 2020 Federal Funding and Extender Package
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  Vaccine Vote Update: Healthcare Advocates File Citizens' Guide Statements
•  Latest ACA Ruling: What it Means Now For Doctors, Patients
•  Opioid Related Webinars Offer CME Credit
•  Resources From The Alzheimer's Association
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE, SECOND REGULAR SESSION
•  MMA Legislative Calls Will Begin Tuesday, January 14th
•  Maine Legislature's List of Bill Titles for 2020 Session: Initial Approval List
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  8-Hour Free Live Course for Buprenorphine Waiver Training @MMC - January 27th
•  MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.
•  10th Annual Maine Patient Safety Academy - March 30, 2020
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity in Beautiful New England
•  Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
•  Family Medicine Physician
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health - Portland, ME

 

Maine Legislature's List of Bill Titles for 2020 Session: Initial Approval List

The Maine Legislature has published the list of bill requests for the 2020 session. Click through for lists, by subject and by sponsor, of those bills which have received initial approval. Appeal is still available for those not receiving initial approval.

 

 

The Maine Legislature has published the list of bill requests for the 2020 session. Click through for lists, by subject and by sponsor, of those bills which have received initial approval.

Appeal is still available for those not receiving initial approval, with the Legislative Council to meet on those items December 6 at 10:00 a.m. The list of titles being appealed is here.