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April 2016
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  • Top ISMS Headlines April 29, 2016

    LEGISLATIVE

    ISMS to Lawmakers: Networks Must Be Adequate, Accessible and Transparent

    Illinois lawmakers recently introduced ISMS-backed legislation to take on the insurance companies and defend patients' rights.

    ISMS is aggressively working to enact House Bill 6562, which addresses what has been a point of significant frustration for patients and doctors.

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    MEMBER RESOURCE

    ISMS Publishes New Resource on Recruiting Docs for Rural Areas

    Access to medical care for Illinoisans is a top ISMS priority. And the key to ensuring access is to address the physician workforce shortage in the Prairie State, especially for rural and underserved areas.

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    MEDICAL LEGAL

    Planning to Retire Soon or Close your Practice?

    When dealing with the complex task of selling or closing a medical practice, planning ahead is imperative. That's why ISMS offers a medical legal guideline designed to assist physicians with this transition.

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    EDUCATION

    Learn about Coverage Parity for Mental Health, Opioid Addiction

    Attention physicians, practice management professionals ... and your patients

    The Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) is offering FREE training on health insurance coverage for behavioral health and substance use disorders.

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    Learn How Military Service Affects the Health of Women Veterans

    Military service changes most veterans forever, including their physical and emotional health.

    Gain a better understanding on how serving in the armed forces affects female patients - especially if they have been in combat - at an all-day conference on May 10 in Springfield.

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    BENEFIT PARTNER

    Here's How to Save with "Card Carrying" Patients

    Whether they're at the grocery store or at your office, patients expect to use their credit or debit cards for payment. But did you know customizing your payment processing needs can save your medical practice time and money?

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