Press Releases 2019

12/19/29 - Doctors Are Against Unjustified High Cost of Prescriptions

12/16/19 - It’s Time! Put Patients Over Paperwork

12/13/19 -
Tell Congress to Go Back to Drawing Board on Surprise Bill Legislation

12/10/19 - MSSNY Ready to Work with Governor and Legislature on Medicaid Budget Gap

11/20/19 - MSSNY Calls on Governor Cuomo to Sign Partial Fill for Controlled Substances Bill

11/18/19 - Medical Society of the State of New York Announces Additions to Albany Government Affairs Staff

11/4/19 -
MSSNY President Delivers Testimony to NY State Senate on Potential Harms ofElectronic Cigarettes and Vaping

10/17/19 - Connecticut, New Jersey and New York Medical Societies Commend Governors’ Efforts to Address “Cross-Border” Issues Relating to Cannabis

10/8/19 - MSSNY Statement in Response to President’s Executive Order on Medicare

10/1/19 - Northeastern Medical Societies Urge Congress to Enact Fair Surprise Billing Reform Legislation
MSSNY Supports Call to Ban Menthol-Flavored E-Cigarettes
MSSNY Applauds Governor Cuomo for Pursuing Emergency Regulations to Ban the Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes

Medical Society Supports Creation of Maternal Mortality Review Board

Statement of MSSNY President Dr. Art Fougner Urging US House Committee to Fix Unfair Surprise Bill Proposal

Doctors May Soon Be Able to Prescribe Part of a Prescription and “Refilled” if Patients Need More Relief

Medical Society Supports SAM, NYSACHO and NYS PTA in Opposition to Legalized Recreational Marijuana

Medical Society Supports March of Dimes Vaccination Efforts

State Medical Societies Demand Legislators “Say No” to Recreational Marijuana Legalization

MEDIA ADVISORY - Demand Action to Remove Non-Medical Exemptions for School Attendance 

MSSNY Statement re: Surprise Bill Proposal

MSSNY Statement re: Rear Seatbelt Legislation

Vaccines are the Very Cornerstone of Public Health

MSSNY Statement re: Medical Aid in Dying

MSSNY Calls on NYS Legislators to Authorize ONLY Medical Exemptions from Vaccination

Medical, Public Health, and Patient Advocacy Groups to Hold Press Conference Calling for Medical Exemptions for Vaccines

Arthur C. Fougner, MD Elected President of the Medical Society of the State of New York

Bonnie Litvack, MD Elected President-Elect of the Medical Society of the State of New York

Joseph R. Sellers, MD, FAAP, FACP, Elected Vice President of the Medical Society of the State of New York

Frank Dowling, MD Re-elected Secretary of the Medical Society of the State of New York

William Latreille, MD, Re-Elected Vice Speaker of NY State Medical Society 

Parag Mehta, MD Elected Assistant Treasurer

Maria A. Basile, MD Elected Vice Speaker of the Medical Society of the State of New York

Dr. Sana Bloch Elected Assistant Secretary of the Medical Society of the State of New York

MSSNY Applauds Important Measures in the NYS Budget that Will Improve Patient Access to Care

MSSNY Calls Passage of Bill Raising Legal Age to Purchase Smoking, Vaping Products to 21 a Significant Victory for Public Health

Take Recreational Marijuana Use Out of the Budget

New York is the Worst State in the Country to be a Physician According to Wallet Hub’s 2019 Report

MSSNY Statement on NYS Legislation to Establish Maternal Mortality Review Board

MSSNY Applauds NYS Leadership for Supporting Patient Access to Care 

Four State Medical Society Presidents: No, No, No, No to Recreational Marijuana

MSSNY Applauds Laura Curran Re: Opposition to Marijuana Legalization

MSSNY Statement on Legalization of Cannabis Public Hearing

MSSNY Statement on Revised New York Health Act Legislation

MSSNY Statement on Tobacco Purchase Age