April 6, 2020

Dear Colleagues:

Law and advocacy never truly ceases, especially in times of acute health crisis. This is a time when physicians are needed most to reach out to their legislators to offer experiences and guidance. We encourage ophthalmologists to reach out to their state and federal lawmakers. To help with this task the AAO has provided a very helpful "how-to" to help you schedule and plan for the meeting.

Not sure who represents you? Use this look up tool to find both your state and federal representatives.

Below, we have included information from MedChi, The Maryland Medical Society, and important information from AAO and AMA.

Check the AAO and MedChi websites for the most current information. For archived versions of these updates visit the MSEPS website.

Stay Safe & Healthy
Renee Bovelle, MD
MSEPS President
Virtual Event

Hosted by the Retina Group of Washington
Register by 5:00 PM here
Dear MedChi Members and Maryland Physicians:

We hope you were able to enjoy the nice weather over the weekend, even as we all sheltered at home in our collective effort to keep you and your patients safe. Here's what we want you to know as we start the week:

Please reach out to us if you have questions or if there are specific resources you are looking for. Thank you for all that you do as physicians, healers, and heroes.

Gene Ransom
MedChi CEO
Thursday April 9, 2020 2:00PM

The American Medical Association invites you to a live conversation with AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, and a panel of AMA health care experts on challenges and concerns facing physicians during this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.
As we work together on the front lines and beyond to defeat COVID-19, the AMA wants to hear from you and channel your collective voices into action.
Attendance is limited. Please register immediately and reserve your seat. 

The AAO is providing updated resources for information on Medicare

Tomorrow Tuesday April 7, 2020 6:00 PM Join Ophthalmic World Leaders for this Virtual Program, bringing together clinicians to share how COVID-19 and the recent AAO directive is impacting their patients, practices and personal lives.  And what industry needs to know!

Disclaimer: MSEPS does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites or events, and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer.  
Telehealth Resources

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Financial Resources

Resources to Help Your Small Business Survive the Coronavirus 

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Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund
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