Your Daily COVID-19 News & Updates
MSNJ Member COVID-19 Update
April 15, 2020
COVID-19 Updates & Resources
Letter Requesting Additional Support for Physicians
MSNJ signed on to an AMA letter to the Congressional leadership requesting additional support for physician practices in the fourth COVID-19 legislative package that is being developed. The letter calls on lawmakers to consider supplemental measures, including: adjustment of Medicare and Medicaid payment provisions, telemedicine services coverage, expansion of small business loan funding, tuition relief for medical students contributing to patient care, and medical liability protections.
PHYSICIAN SURVEY: COVID-19 Impact on your Practice – Present your Needs to the Government
MSNJ along with Rockpointe and other state medical societies are conducting a short survey to determine the impact of COVID-19 on physician practices. Answer survey questions regarding the impact of COVID-19 on staff reductions, the need for PPE, education, and telemedicine issues so it can be brought up with legislators and government administrators and used to help us get medical practices reopened. MSNJ urges you to complete this survey!
PRACTICE MANAGER SURVEY: COVID-19 Impact on the Healthcare Workplace
In addition to the physician survey as mentioned above, we are asking practice managers to provide input on the impact of COVID-19 from the practice administrator perspective . This will help governors and policy makers determine the specific needs of practices in your states. Please pass along.
Ventilator Exchange Program
Yesterday, President Trump announced a national ventilator exchange program that will allow hospitals to lend the lifesaving devices to others facing acute coronavirus outbreaks. Read more ,
MSNJ Member News
The Medical Society of New Jersey has launched our new MSNJ Supports Our Docs campaign in order to share some positive news during the #COVID19 crisis. We want to hear the extraordinary stories of acts of kindness, compassionate care and service above and beyond the call of duty from our members and followers.

To contribute , e-mail your stories to or post your stories on your social media channels with the unique hashtag #MSNJSupportsDocs . We will then share these stories of hope and inspiration on our social media channels as appropriate. We thank you in advance for your participation!
Call for Assistance Applying for Federal Disaster Relief Loans
We’ve been getting many calls from members to assist with federal disaster relief application processes. We are here to help! If you need assistance, please let us know.

Contact MSNJ using our contact form .
Retired Medical Doctors and Medical Students Urged to Volunteer
The State of New Jersey is requesting help of retired Medical Doctors and Medical Students to volunteer to supplement the health care capacity on a temporary basis in regards to COVID-19. If you are healthy and able to provide medical care, you can sign-up using MSNJ's form , below:
The AMA issued new guidance for retired physicians who are being recruited to help healthcare systems overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases.
Capehard Scatchard Webinar: Staying the Business Course Through COVID-19
Friday, April 17, 2020 from 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Physician practices are taking a significant hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which continues to have a major impact on operations, patient care, and business finances. Amid all of this, laws and regulations are changing daily, and sometimes hourly, to meet the challenges. This presentation will to keep you abreast of the latest developments.
Harvard Medical School COVID-19 CME Video Series
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