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  • Legislative Update from Springfield

    As the 100th General Assembly gets underway, there may be some movement in trying to resolve the budget impasse – the Senate "grand bargain" plan. 

    This plan consists of 13 Senate bills that represent an attempt by the Senate Democrats and Senate Republicans to resolve the budget stalemate. These bills have been controversial, not least because they contain a tax increase. 


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  • Got Issues With a Medicaid Managed Care Organization? State Now Offers 'Complaint Portal'

    The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has launched a secure electronic web-based tool – the complaint portal – to assist you in resolving issues with Illinois Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs).


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  • Make Note of These Important Deadlines for the ISMS Annual Meeting and House of Delegates

    The 2017 ISMS Annual Meeting and House of Delegates will take place April 21-23 in Oak Brook. All members are invited to help shape future medical policy. The resolution deadline is 4:45 p.m. on March 7.


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  • Serving the Underserved

    Much has been made of the challenges associated with meeting medical care needs in underserved rural areas. 

    Just last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report that rural Americans are more likely to die from the top five causes of death than those living in urban environments. 

    ISMS is committed to meeting the health care needs of every Illinois patient. 


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  • Help Build Awareness for Hepatitis C Screening Among your Patients

    Tell your patients: Hepatitis C screening saves lives! Hang this poster where your patients can’t miss it or hand out this flyer.  

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