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  • Coming April 2018: ALL Medicare Patients Will Carry Brand New ID Cards

    In about six months, more than 57.7 million new Medicare ID cards will enter the postal mail system in the United States – on their way to beneficiaries. 

    Why? 

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is preparing an initiative designed to combat fraud and better protect patients.

    Learn what you can do now to prepare! 


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  • Access ISMS Resource on Expedited Licensure Process for States Outside

    If you wish to practice in other states in addition to Illinois, there's now a fast-track system in place to obtain licenses outside our state's borders.

    ISMS offers an Issue Brief about this expedited process called the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. This arrangement will be very useful for Illinois physicians who practice telemedicine or want to more easily expand their practices into other states. 


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  • Are You Fully Aware of Your Obligations When Sharing Office Space or Support Staff with Another Practice?

    If your medical practice shares office space, staff and equipment, it's critical to be aware of the concerns associated with this type of arrangement.

    Before subletting or sharing office space, medical professionals would benefit by first conducting some "legal homework." 


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  • Do You Have What It Takes to Lead?

    ISMS is the voice of Illinois physicians. You and your colleagues depend on capable, dedicated physicians to step up and lead in these challenging times.

    If you are interested in becoming an ISMS officer for 2018-2019 or serving on the AMA delegation (a two year term), applications will be accepted by the nominating committee through Dec. 29, 2017 at 4:45 p.m.

    Elections will occur at the 2018 ISMS Annual Meeting.

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  • What's Behind Health Care Breaches?

    Protected health information continues to be a valuable and highly sought-after target by hackers and cyber criminals. Security analysts warn of the particular susceptibility of heath care professionals to data breaches. 

    Every ISMIE policy comes with cyber liability coverage at no extra cost. Review your coverage today!

    Check out this infographic, which provides a glimpse of recent trends in health care information breaches. 




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