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ISMS Weekly Rounds is a one-page update of breaking information and news issued exclusively to ISMS members. ISMS Weekly Rounds is issued via blast fax, email, and right here online.
April 04, 2014
In this Issue

  • Modified Do Not Resuscitate Form, Insulin Injections in Public, and Dentists Want to Give Flu Vaccines - Bills on the Move in Springfield
    Legislative action continues in Springfield, and ISMS is there to advocate on behalf of you and your patients.

  • From Practice Issues to Public Health, Now's the Time to Comment on HOD Resolutions
    While the ISMS Annual Meeting and House of Delegates isn't until April 25-27, you can weigh in on the issues beginning today via our online forum.

  • Medicare Patch Madness Returns; ICD-10-CM Delayed
    It’s official. Late Monday night, the U.S. Senate passed the 17th physician payment patch for Medicare, and President Obama signed the $21 billion legislation into law on Tuesday – the day the 24 percent cut was to kick in (Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, H.R. 4302).

  • Updated Radiographer Staffing Guidance Will Help Your Practice Run More Efficiently
    On behalf of members and patients, ISMS worked with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) to revise guidance for radiographer staffing requirements during fluoroscopic procedures.

  • A Day of Medicare Webinars May 1; Streamline Medicare Enrollment with PECOS - News from NGS
    Join one webinar or participate in several with National Government Services (NGS)’s “Medicare May Day,” taking place on May 1.

  • Farewell, Thanks and See You Again
    This is my last column as your President of the Illinois State Medical Society. It has been a pleasure getting to know so many terrific physicians around Illinois.

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