It is crucial for Mississippi radiologists to be aware of legislative issues and how they may affect the practice of medicine at the national, state, and local level. The Mississippi Radiological Society is actively working on behalf of its members and engages in the political process to affect positive change beneficial for both radiologists and their patients.
Commission Report, Bills, other public items
House Bill No. 69 This bill establishes a Medical Radiation Advisory Council with 10 members, one being from the Mississippi Radiological Society. The other members include a licensed family physician, licensed practitioner, 2 registered technologists, nuclear medicine technologist, radiation therapist, limited x-ray machine operator, radiation physicist, a hospital administrator, and a non-voting State Health Officer.
CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2012 Please participate in the ACR’s call-to-action contact your Members of Congress requesting their support and co-sponsorship of H.R. 4165. This proposed bill allows Medicare beneficiaries coverage for CT colonoscopy screening.
If You’re Not at the Table, You’re on the Menu
Money, message, and political advocacy
Health Care Legislation: A Cautionary Tale of Unintended Consequences
Tort reform and you: Winners and losers, friends, foes, and facts of life
ACR Federal Advocacy Programs
ACR Economics and Health Policy Information
RADPAC The political voice of radiology.
Serve as State Capitol Doctor of the Day
Doctors of the Day are granted floor privileges in both chambers of the State Legislature and are introduced in the House and the Senate at the opening of each day’s session. The experience offers physicians a close-up view of legislative action and the opportunity to promote the practice of medicine to our elected officials with a distinctive and personal approach. Click here to access the online sign-up calendar now. Need more information? Contact MSMA Government Liaison Blake Bell at BBell@MSMAonline.com or 601-853-6733, Ext. 310.