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June 2016
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  • Top ISMS Headlines June 24, 2016

    LEGISLATIVE

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    ISMS-Backed Provisions Will Improve Medical Cannabis Program - Bill Just Needs the Gov.'s Ink

    ISMS is urging Governor Rauner to sign Senate Bill 10 into law, which would make changes to the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.

    ISMS initiated provisions that would make the program much less burdensome for doctors and provide important data on patients' history with medical cannabis.

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    MEDICAL LEGAL

    Know the Law for Reporting Adult Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation

    When an adult patient arrives in your office showing signs of abuse, do you know what to do?

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    ADVOCACY

    Thanks for Your Feedback on Proposed Rule for MACRA

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to implement key provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Numerous practices responded to ISMS' call to provide input on the MACRA transition.

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    Key Payment Provisions under MACRA

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    VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

    APRNs Must Have Physician Oversight! Submit Your Comments by July 25

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently published a proposed rule that would give full practice authority to four categories of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). The rule would allow APRNs working as VA employees to provide services without the clinical oversight of a physician!

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    AMA HOUSE OF DELEGATES MEETING

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    William McDade,
    MD, PhD
    William Kobler,
    MD

    Your Wrap-Up of the AMA Policy Meeting

    Physicians and medical students from around the nation gathered in Chicago last week for the AMA House of Delegates meeting to debate proposed policies on hot topics in medicine, including the opioid crisis and lifting the ban that prohibits the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from funding research on gun violence.

    Also, two Illinois doctors were elected to the AMA Board.

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