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  • Triumphant Year in Springfield – ALL ISMS-Priority Bills Clear Both Chambers!

    As the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives wrapped up the spring session last week, all of ISMS' priority bills cleared the General Assembly and will soon land on the governor’s desk.

    ISMS' legislative team worked hard in Springfield to achieve this stellar year of advocating on behalf of members.

    Find out more about the ISMS priority bills that cleared the General Assembly! Also, your help is needed to urge the governor to sign the important ISMS-backed workers’ comp legislation.


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  • What is HealthChoice Illinois?

     In 2018, Illinois rolled out a major Medicaid managed care overhaul. The new program is called HealthChoice Illinois. 

    For the latest on the program's implementation, plan to attend the upcoming webinar, "Fundamental Questions Answered on HealthChoice Illinois," taking place Wednesday, June 20 at noon

    The webinar is being produced in partnership with ISMS, the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is being sponsored by the Illinois Association of Medicaid Health Plans.

    Register today! 


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  • Get Insights From an ISMS Member About Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

    Our latest case study features ISMS member Danesh A. Alam, MD. He shares his experience as an Illinois psychiatrist on addressing the alarming public health issue of opioid addiction and helping patients who may be suffering from opioid use disorder.

    This case study covers three approaches for medication assisted treatment (MAT), the challenges of transitioning patients from Suboxone to Vivitrol, how to become a "waived physician," barriers to drug addiction treatment and numerous resources.

    Read the case study: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder


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  • So Your Advertising Campaign Is Ready – But Will it Pass Muster with IDFPR?

    Illinois law allows physician advertising – but not without some limits to ad content.

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) closely monitors physician advertising for compliance. 

    So avoid financial penalties or discipline! Check out ISMS’ medical legal guideline.


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  • Just Log In and Save with Your Member Perks Program!

    Would you like to save as much as $4,500 a year

    As a member, you are already enrolled in ISMS’ Member Perks Program, which offers access to numerous discounts on more than 300,000 events, restaurants, hotel rooms, rental cars, movie tickets, oil changes and other unique savings opportunities! 


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