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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.
January 31, 2014
In this Issue

  • Access Medical Record Guidelines for 2014, Now Available Online
    Keeping current with medical records guidelines and regulations can be daunting. That's why ISMS publishes the following updated guidelines:

  • Dial In on Monday to Discuss America’s Health Law
    Join ISMS leadership and health policy staff for a phone conversation covering the latest on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Monday, February 3 at 7 p.m. We also want to hear from you about your experiences with the ACA.

  • Two Points: Don’t Miss Out on Your PQRS Bonus; Avoid a Financial Penalty in 2015
    To qualify for a bonus for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), physicians must submit performance data to Medicare through an EHR system submission vendor or qualified registry by Feb. 28, 2014.

  • Keep Pace with Timely Strategies to Manage Your Practice
    At this live seminar, you'll learn about emerging reimbursement structures and the related effects on care coordination and physician payment, how electronic health record systems can work to improve quality and efficiency in health care and much more.

  • Don’t Get Dropped – Renew Your ISMS Membership Before February 1
    Have you renewed your membership yet? If not, you can renew by email, by calling the Division of Membership at 800-782-4767 ext. 1900, or by watching your email inbox for a "quick click" to renew

  • Resolution Submission Deadline for House of Delegates is March 11
    The ISMS Annual Meeting and House of Delegates will take place April 25-27, 2014, in Oak Brook. Why not help shape medical policy for the future by submitting a resolution?

  • Pool Your Purchasing Power with CCPA
    Join forces with your fellow physicians to save cash on office supplies and other business expenses with CCPA Purchasing Partners, a physician-only buying group.

  • ISMS welcomes these new members

    Chicago Medical Society Mohammad Ahsan, MD Neil Allen, MD Ronald J. Bonaguro, MD Susan F. Burke, MD John G. Bush, MD Ilona M. Carlos, MD Mark P. Cavalenes, MD Augusto R. Chavez, MD Mumtaz J. Chinoy, MD Lisa M. Chorzempa, MD Beth A. Clingan, DO Richard L. Davis, MD Ila L. Englof, MD Patri


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