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ACPNJ Chapter News Digest
After closely monitoring the situation and careful consideration, ACPNJ has decided to hold the 2020 Scientific Meeting virtually on Friday, July 31, 2020. We understand that your time is valuable, and educational opportunities are critical, so all of the sessions will be held live and recorded so that anyone who registers will have access to…Read More →
The American College of Physicians has honored the New Jersey Chapter with the presigious John Tooker Evergreen Award, one of only six awarded for 2020. The John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program provides recognition and visibility to chapters that have successfully implemented programs to increase membership, improve communication, increase member involvement, enhance diversity, foster careers in…Read More →
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is releasing the first $30 billion in relief funds from the Public Health and Social Services Stimulus Fund created by the CARES Act starting today, April 10, 2020. Many of you may have already received money via direct deposit, however, due to the importance of these payments, we…Read More →
Quality Institute Guide to Telehealth in NJ: Patient Access to Telehealth Services in NJ during the COVID-19 Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, telehealth is quickly becoming the most widely used option for patients across the state to receive care. In fact, many health care providers who previously did not perform telehealth visits with their patients are now swiftly adopting virtual visit options, in order to safely see as many people as possible…Read More →
Effective 5 pm, Friday, March 27, all elective surgeries or invasive procedures, both medical and dental, have been suspended. No operation that can be safely delayed, as determined by a patient’s doctor or dentist, will be performed after this time, and until further notice. See attached or link for details of the Executive Order. https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-109.pdfRead More →
FEDS ANNOUNCE PLAN TO IMPLEMENT COVID-19-RELATED PAID LEAVE FOR WORKERS AND TAX CREDITS FOR SMALL AND MIDSIZE BUSINESSES.
On March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law to provide relief to employees and small and midsize businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The act allows most employers with less than 500 employees to take a payroll tax credit on the newly required leave that must be provided to…Read More →