2022 ISMS Legislative Report

Update on the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act, bills expanding other healthcare professionals scope of practice, onerous mandates and what to expect in 2023!

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Questions and Concerns Related to Implementing the Federal No Surprises Act?
The AMA is working with the CMS to encourage more physician outreach and education on the implementation of the federal No Surprises Act.
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Two ISMS-Backed Measures Signed Into Law
In addition to passing a budget, legislators approved legislation aimed at providing residents relief from inflation and more
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Gov. Pritzker Signs Bundle of Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis
Last week Gov. Pritzker signed several new measures seeking to prevent overdoses and help addicted patients gain access to treatment.
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Illinois’ Surprise Billing Law Has Broadened in Scope
The new Illinois law extends the prohibition against balance billing to all non-participating facility-based physicians providing services at an in-network hospital or other facility
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Your New Advertising Campaign Is About to Launch!
Illinois law allows advertising for your medical practice – but not without some limits to ad content.
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Peak Season Begins for Lyme Disease Cases
Ticks are very active at certain times of the year, with the peak months being June and July.
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A Reminder for Physicians Licensed to Prescribe Controlled Substances
If you are a prescriber, are you registered with Illinois’ Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)?
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Treating Patients Who Are Eligible for COVID-19 Therapies
IDPH encourages healthcare professionals to quickly assess patients who have COVID-19 to determine eligiblity for treatment.
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Physician Burnout: Key Drivers and Strategies for Creating Systemic Well-Being
Levels of burnout among physicians, residents and other healthcare team members have been continuing to rise throughout the pandemic.
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Getting to Equity: Dismantling Racism in Medicine, from Unconscious Bias to Institutional Policy
Our webinar will cover how to overcome implicit bias and reduce its consequences.
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Identifying and Overcoming Implicit Bias to Improve Patient Safety, Outcomes and Equity
This program will acknowledge the colloquial perception of bias, but will then introduce the concept of implicit bias as developed by researchers at Harvard University.
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Sexual Misconduct in the Medical Setting, Part 1: Among Colleagues
All workplaces share the desire for staff to feel free from unwanted intrusions of a sexual nature. Clinical psychologist and medical educator, Daniel O’Connell, PhD, will dive into this complex and delicate topic
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