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  • Network Adequacy Bill Clears House Insurance Committee

    The Network Adequacy and Transparency (NAT) Act (House Bill 311) passed out of the House Insurance Health & Life Committee on Tuesday.

    The NAT Act is an ISMS initiative that would protect patients in Illinois and ensure that their health insurance networks would provide the health care they need.

    Despite our early success, this bill still faces significant opposition from the insurance industry.  

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  • Signed Consent Form Needed to Treat Minors When Parents Not Present

    Parents or legal guardians may authorize medical services for a minor child when they cannot be present.

    ISMS offers a consent form for just that purpose. Parents or legal guardians can use the form to authorize other adults to bring their minor patient in for treatment. The form also serves as consent for medical services.


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  • SCAM ALERT: HHS OIG Says Its Fraud Hotline Number is Being Used in Phone Scam

    If you get a call from 800-447-8477 with the words “HHS OIG Hotline” on your caller ID, be suspicious. That’s not who is calling. 

    It’s scammers wanting to get a hold of sensitive personal information pertaining to your staff and patients!

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  • Learn How to Succeed Under New Medicare Payment Models – Free Webinar March 30

    Are you worried your practice is too small to compete under new Medicare payment models, or that you don’t have enough resources to coordinate care effectively?

    Learn how support from peer organizations can help you improve quality and value without breaking the bank.


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  • Help Educate Your High-Risk Patients on Hep C Screening


    Only 25 percent of those infected with Hepatitis C know they have it.

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