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  • Join Dec. 13 Webinar on How to Avoid Future MACRA Penalties

    Next year is a key implementation period for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

    Even though CMS is treating 2017 as a “transition year” for the new Medicare payment system, physicians still need to take action to avoid penalties in the future.

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  • ISMS' Educational and Scientific Foundation Joins #GivingTuesday

    Today kicks off a couple of “power shopping” events: Black Friday and next week’s Cyber Monday. Then comes #GivingTuesday.

    ISMS’ Educational and Scientific Foundation (ESF) will be participating in #GivingTuesday. You, too, can join this campaign with your tax-deductible contribution.


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  • Access ISMS’ Updated Legal Guideline on Death Definitions, Medical Certifications

    Due to revisions in Illinois law, ISMS has updated our medical legal guideline on "Definitions of Death."

    This resource covers legal definitions of death in Illinois and medical certification, as directed by the Vital Records Act.

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  • Do You Have What It Takes to Lead?

    ISMS is the voice of Illinois physicians. You and your colleagues depend on capable, dedicated physicians to step up and lead in these challenging times.

    If you are interested in joining the ISMS physician leadership team in 2017, applications will be accepted by the nominating committee through Dec. 30, 2016.


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  • How is MACRA Going to Work Out for Physicians?

    Many doctors are looking at MACRA with trepidation. Complying will require considerable time and effort. If we look at the big picture, MACRA could be an improvement over Medicare’s previous payment methodology.

    Many modifications in the Final Rule for MACRA wound up being consistent with our advocacy.


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