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  • Feds Finalize MACRA Rule - Find Out What's Inside

    Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the much-anticipated Final Rule for implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

    ISMS actively worked to influence these regulations, and the Final Rule reflects accommodations for several of our concerns.


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  • ISMS' Hottest Resource: Guidance on Medical Records

    In 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released new guidance concerning an individual’s access to protected health information.

    Most important to know: Practices should not charge a per-page fee when records are going to a patient or their personal representative.


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  • Got Employees? New Overtime Rules Take Effect December 1

    In just over a month, new federal regulations will extend overtime pay eligibility to an additional 4 million workers in the United States, including 200,000 in Illinois.

    If you need help to prepare, ISMS has just the resource for you!


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  • Your Patients May be Blind to the Dangers of Colored Contacts

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    Some of your patients may want to take their Halloween costume to the next level by wearing colored contacts. But do they know about the frightening side effects?


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  • U of I/Rockford M2 Launches Student Group to Tackle 'Taboo' Mental Health Issues

    Mike Small, an ISMS student member and second-year student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, has been thinking a lot recently about how suicide and mental illness affect medical students and the patients they’ll treat.

    Small decided to take action on campus to address the taboo topic of mental illness.


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