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In a time when physicians are experiencing tremendous pressure, ISMS is your outlet to make a difference. All ISMS members have equal opportunity to impact change in Illinois, and those efforts are supported – and amplified – by the unified voice of all Illinois physicians.

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ISMS works diligently to advocate for physicians and their patients in Springfield.
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ISMS is guided by our members and seeks to represent all Illinois physicians as we lead change in Illinois.
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11/18/2022
Financial Compensation Available for Victims of a Violent Crime
The award cap for reimbursements increased from the previous $27,000 to $45,000 to cover expenses incurred by eligible victims of a violent crime
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11/11/2022
CDC Announces SIGNIFICANT Changes to Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
The agency’s new 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain no longer encourages hard thresholds for pain medication doses and duration.
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11/4/2022
Illinois’ Redistricting Round-Up
Congressional, judicial and legislative maps are redrawn every ten years following the U.S. census.
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10/28/2022
DOI Issues Another Hefty Fine to Insurance Company for Violating the ISMS-Initiated NAT Act
Last week the Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI) fined Celtic Insurance Company $1.25 million
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11/11/2022
Is BCBSIL Violating the ISMS-Initiated Network Adequacy Law … Again?
Last week Illinois Senator Doris Turner sent an urgent communication to the Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) regarding her concerns about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL)’s inadequate health plans being offered for 2023.
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11/4/2022
Keep These Insurance Open Enrollment Deadlines in Mind for Patients
Medicare’s open enrollment period is the same each year: October 15 - December 7.
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COVID Boosters Approved for Young Children
The CDC approved COVID-19 booster shots from Moderna and Pfizer for children as young as five.
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12/8/2022
Illinois Crime Victims Compensation
This webinar will provide information about the updates to the Crime Victims Compensation Act and the administration of the program.
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Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias: What Illinois Medical Professionals Need to Know
This course will provide information about the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
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Understanding Medical Mistrust: Why Patients May Not Believe You
There is a growing body of evidence that Americans are increasingly less likely to trust the medical profession, and this is part of overall growing skepticism about "expertise" in general.
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Physician Burnout: Key Drivers and Strategies for Creating Systemic Well-Being
Burnout is a universal dilemma that is seen in healthcare professionals, particularly physicians, and is characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a feeling of low personal accomplishment.
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