FAIL (the browser should render some flash content, not this).
FAIL (the browser should render some flash content, not this).

Healthcare Headlines




pic2Together We Are Stronger! The Oklahoma State Medical Association is your best and most effective advocate for you, your patients, and our profession.  In partnership with your local county medical society and the American Medical Association, OSMA is your best andpic2 pic2 most effective advocate for you, your patients, and our profession. 




“Are You Prepared for ICD-10?” by Teresa Bolden, CPC
“Update HIPAA Requirements” by Benjamin Reed, JD

Instructional PDF for CME I

“Competing With Cancer” by Shannon Miller, Olympic Champion

Instructional PDF for CME II


2014 Annual Meeting
April 11th and 12th, 2014




Featuring two new OSMA Preferred Associates!

Check them out!

Dell, Inc. and Office Depot - Wesbite just for OSMA Members! Click here

Dell, Inc. April Flyer


This year’s Medicine Day legislative reception was another big success, with more than 150 physicians in attendance to meet with their state lawmakers.

More than 30 state legislators and representatives from Governor Fallin’s office attended the event and heard from physicians regarding the important issues they are considering this year that will impact the practice of medicine. A particular focus this year was on legislation that would take the state Medicaid system away from its traditional fee-for-service basis and implement a managed care model. The state tried this approach in the 1990s and the results were disastrous. Hundreds of Oklahoma physicians stopped accepting Medicaid patients, creating an access to care crisis for some of Oklahoma’s most vulnerable citizens. The state was eventually forced to scrap the managed care experiment and OSMA is working to educate lawmakers about the need to avoid going down this path once again.

In addition to OSMA, this year’s Medicine Day was co-sponsored by the Oklahoma Society of Anesthesiologists, the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology and the Oklahoma chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians and American College of Cardiology.

A very big thank you to everyone who helped make Medicine Day a success!

p1 p2

p3 p4

p5 p7


Free webinar:
ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use
While Improving Patient Care


Professional satisfaction for docs tied to better care, RAND study shows

Physicians' perception of their ability to provide high-quality care most strongly determines their level of professional satisfaction, according to a newly released RAND Corp. study. The American Medical Association sponsored the study as a way to better understand how physicians feel about their profession and their practices. CLICK HERE


ICD10 Resources



DocbookMD is an app for your smart phone and/or tablet device as a way for physicians to communicate in a HIPAA-compliant manner.  Not only can you send messages, but photos of x-rays, EKGs and chart information as well, and it’s all HIPAA-compliant.  DocbookMD is available FREE to all OSMA members!  For more information on DocbookMD or OSMA membership, please email


View free AMA CME webcasts! (click here)
Free webcasts are now available to members through the American Medical Association (AMA) Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS). Access webcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and earn valuable AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

These activities are designed for medical staff leaders (chiefs of staffs, medical staff presidents, medical directors and medical staff members), physicians interested in leadership issues and/or who are in small/single specialty groups, medical staff service professionals and medical staff legal counsel.


Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

Medicare Registration User Guide for Eligible Professionals

Medicaid Registration User Guide for Eligible Professionals

Medicaid Incentive Program Provider Manual

Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Registration and Attestation System

EHR Certification Bodies Named

Need Help or Information about the EHR Incentive Program?

Oklahoma's EHR Incentive Program


Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Update


International Medical Graduates

Now accepting applications for future sessions


Now Available – Aspirin Therapy Materials!