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Recent News

Recent News

May
19

When Alena Balasanova, MD, started the addiction psychiatry consultation-liaison service at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a colleague two years ago, even she didn’t realize how much it would become part of the...>>Read more...

May
04

Thank You Tuesday is a joint venture with the Lincoln Saltdogs and the Nebraska Medical Association to honor various frontline heroes who have helped navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic over the...>>Read more...

Mar
30

Dr. Michelle Walsh received a Proclamation from Governor Pete Ricketts designating Doctor’s Day in Nebraska.
Join us in celebrating Nebraska’s physicians and medical teams Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Read full proclamation>>Read more...

Mar
24

Author: John Massey, MD, MD PAIN, Lincoln, NE

Opioid misuse has been a topic of national concern for many years and adverse sequela related to prescription medication misuse and opioid use disorder have accelerated once again over the last year. ...>>Read more...

Mar
05

On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, a joint hearing was held for LB270 and LB375 at the Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee chaired by Senator Williams. Both bills deal with pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs. PBMs are companies that manage prescription...>>Read more...

Jan
04

Per Executive Order 20-10, license renewal is being deferred for certain license types. Expiration dates for these licenses will now appear as 06/30/2021 on License Lookup unless the licensee has renewed. Licenses for these license types may continue to defer...>>Read more...

Dec
18

RENEWAL UPDATE:  Per Executive Order 20-10, license renewal is being deferred for certain license types. Licenses for these license types will not expire until further notice and when the COVID-19 State of Emergency is lifted; therefore, expiration dates for these licenses...>>Read more...

Nov
16

The American Medical Association Foundation has honored Alena A. Balasanova, M.D. with the Award for Health Education, made possible through the generous support of the John P. McGovern Foundation. 
 >>Read more...

Oct
01

for the following professions: medicine and surgery (MDs), osteopathic physicians (DOs), advanced practice nursing, emergency medical services, mental health and social work, nursing, osteopathy, pharmacy, perfusion, psychology, respiratory care, and surgical assistants.

If you hold a license in one of...>>Read more...

Apr
23

The Nebraska Medical Association (NMA) is working with other area physician-led organizations to coordinate statewide distribution of over 24,000 donated face shields to Nebraska healthcare providers.

“The NMA received 9,000 face shields that were donated for distribution through the organization...>>Read more...

Apr
13

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is rolling out a pilot program to assist the first responders such as health care workers, EMS, law enforcement and corrections officers deal with potential exposure to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The concern...>>Read more...

Mar
25

 

[LINCOLN, NE March 25, 2020] Nebraska Medical Association’s member physicians are calling on all industries to help fulfill an identified need of medical supplies for local physician clinics and hospitals statewide. The NMA is requesting any business that may have a...>>Read more...

Mar
11

The NMA recognizes how this COVID-19 virus may impact you as a provider and your ability to treat your patients. We have been working hard to identify how each of the major health insurance companies are implementing the ability to...>>Read more...

Mar
09

(from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
On March 6, CMS issued frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for health care providers regarding Medicare payment for laboratory tests and other services related to the 2019-Novel Coronavirus...>>Read more...

Mar
06

By Alan Thorson, MD, Nebraska Medical Association Past President

Will screening for colorectal cancer prevent all colorectal cancers? No. No test is perfect. The purpose for screening is to prevent most colorectal cancer by finding and removing pre-cancerous polyps...>>Read more...

Feb
28

CLICK HERE to view the February 28, 2020 issue of the NMA STAT Newsletter.>>Read more...

Dec
11

Atlantic Health Partners has always been a strong resource for our members’ immunization efforts by offering the most favorable vaccine prices, terms, and purchasing support. We are pleased to share with you that...>>Read more...

Oct
29

Support the Evelyn and Thomas McKnight Family Fund for Patient Safety, which provides support for injection safety and other patient safety efforts, including an annual award for an individual who displays exceptional initiative and success in accelerating or otherwise enhancing the response to an outbreak affecting one or more healthcare facilities or patient populations.>>Read more...

Oct
16

It’s the time of year where ghouls, monsters, and super heroes go door-to-door asking for candy. Help keep all our trick-or-treaters safe this year from accidental poisoning. Many medications found in homes can easily be mistaken for candy. According to...>>Read more...

Oct
10

Brandeis University’s Executive MBA (EMBA) for Physicians is currently recruiting for the class starting in January 2020.  We wanted to make you aware of a new partnership between Brandeis and the Nebraska Medical Association that qualifies you for a 25%...>>Read more...

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