Oklahoma State Medical Association
Annual Rural Physician Summit CME Meeting
January 11, 2020
OSMA Headquarters
313 N.E. 50th St.


The OSMA CME Planning Committee presents the following CME activity that addresses crucial legal/health issues and proper prescribing issues facing physicians in their rural practice today. It is the intent of the OSMA CME Planning Committee to keep all physicians informed and updated on all legal/health and proper prescribing issues and what will be required by physicians to best deal with these issues in rural Oklahoma. Requirements and expectations of physicians will be clearly stated for physicians to follow. A question and answer session will be provided for each presentation to help explain any confusion thoroughly to all attendees. 

Target Audience

The educational design addresses the needs and issues of healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, healthcare administrators, and office practice managers.


Session 1
“Proper Prescribing Update 2020” presented by Cori Loomis, Esq.
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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1.  Discuss and comprehend new Oklahoma laws related to medical marijuana, e-prescribing and opioid prescribing; and
2.  Discuss and understand the significance of increased enforcement activity by regulatory bodies; and
3.  Understand the significance of a recent Supreme Court Case impacting anti-referral provisions in managed care contracts; and
4.  Understand changes in OCR’s interpretation of “individual access” requirements under HIPAA and how to implement them.

Session 2
“A Listening Session: Key Medicaid Issues Affecting The Rural Physician"
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
After attending the activity, the physician should be able to:
1. Articulate the process for appropriate Out of State medical referrals; and
2. Express the medical necessity for medical laboratory testing beyond standard and customary lab testing; and
3. Identify at least 3 “red flags” in “advanced” chronic opioid prescribing.

Accreditation Statement

The Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The OSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of  2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To officially receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and a CME certificate of participation, the attendee must complete the online evaluations for each presentation attended.

Faculty and Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME requirements on disclosure, CME Planning Committee, faculty and reviewers are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with any area of medicine featured in these activities. 

The OSMA has implemented a system to resolve conflicts of interest for each CME activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and that the content is aligned with the mission of the OSMA CME Planning Committee.  Conflicts, if any, are resolved through one or more processes.  All CME content in this activity was independently reviewed to ensure that it is free of commercial bias.

The OSMA Planning Committee, Faculty and Reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  Disclosures of relevant financial relationships, if applicable, will be provided to participants prior to the presentations.

This educational activity meets the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision annual licensure renewal requirement for 1 hour of education in pain management or 1 hour of education in opioid use or addiction. This educational activity meets the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision annual licensure renewal requirement.

The Osteopathic Founders Foundation is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  The Osteopathic Founders Foundation designates this program for a maximum of two (2) AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

*Approved for one hour of Proper Prescribing credit by the Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners.

"The Oklahoma State Medical Association has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AC­CME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that the Oklahoma State Medical Association provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvements.

ACCMEThe ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating institutions' continuing medical education programs according to the high accreditation standards adopted by all seven ACCME member organizations. These organizations of medicine in the US are the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the US, Inc."