Licensure for Certified Midwives, Liability Protection for Physicians
I’m only a third of the way through my term as ISMS president, but so far I can say that one of the best parts of the job is being the bearer of good news. Lucky for me, our strong and effective advocacy has yielded a steady stream of good news this year.
Governor Pritzker recently signed House Bill 3308 into law, expanding access to telemedicine services for patients in Illinois. The new law makes permanent many of the emergency telemedicine rules that were authorized during COVID-19.
Here in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is monitoring the state closely for the spread of identified variants.
Ticks are very active at certain times of the year, with the peak months being June and July. Physicians should be on the lookout for possible symptoms of Lyme disease.
Your ISMS governmental affairs team overcame enormous challenges to score significant wins in Springfield this year! View the ISMS-supported bills that were recently signed into law.
Last Friday afternoon Governor Pritzker revised the requirements previously issued in his Executive Order 2021-20 concerning mandated COVID-19 vaccine deadlines for health care workers.