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  • When it Comes to Physician Advocacy in Springfield, ISMS Plays to Win!

    The spring session of the General Assembly is over and a "stopgap" spending plan is in place, but we face a long road ahead.

    In Illinois, nearly every legislative issue remains in play.

    But even with our state’s many challenges, ISMS continues to be effective on your behalf on numerous issues.

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  • Physician Advocate Gets a Nip and Tuck

    Welcome to the new, easy-to-read design of Physician Advocate, making its debut with this August 5 edition. 

    A majority of ISMS members now read the newsletter on a mobile device, and our new format is designed to better accommodate both desktop and mobile readers. So no more pinching and dragging – just scroll away!

    Let us know what you think.

    Check here for insight on how Illinois doctors view email.


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  • New Overtime Rules: B-I-G Impact Expected for Medical Practices

    In less than four months, new federal regulations will extend overtime pay eligibility to an additional 4 million workers in the United States, including 200,000 in Illinois.

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has predicted that health care workers will make up the bulk of those affected – which means you will need to understand and comply with these new regs if you have employees.

    ISMS just rolled out a comprehensive Issue Brief on these regulations. 

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  • ISMS Has Streamlined Our Most Popular Member Benefit!

    Locating medical legal resources is now a cinch.

    Whether you’re dealing with a long term planning issue for your practice or something that calls for immediate legal guidance, look no further than ISMS’ Medical Legal Resources Index.


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  • Trying to Make Sense of MACRA? FREE Webinar to Demystify Medicare's Payment Reform

    Now is the time to plan for the Medicare payment transition initiated under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

    ISMS is offering a FREE webinar featuring MACRA experts to help you assess your preparedness.


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