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ISMS Secures Needed Protections for Physicians and Patients as APRN's Seek Independent Practice Authority


The Illinois State Medical Society prevented the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing (ISAPN) from moving its top priority this year i.e., to allow APRNs to practice completely independent of a physician.  
After numerous negotiating sessions and intense advocacy from physicians throughout Illinois an agreement has been reached on this topic.
ISAPN introduced legislation that would have granted APRNs...

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Highlights from the MCMS Annual Dinner Meeting

The 2017 MCMS Annual Dinner Meeting was held on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Approximately 80 doctors and guests were in attendance to enjoy a wonderful evening of appetizers, cocktails, conversations, dinner and a great presentation by Dr. Peter Orris on a physician plan for a single payer system of healthcare. We thank all of our Business Supporters for making this event possible. 


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Welcome New Members

The Voice of Physicians is Growing. McHenry County Medical Society welcomes the following new members: 

Centegra Physician Care

Greg Jun, MD

Lisa Messinger, MD

Baby Min  Than, MD

Centegra Physician Care-Cardiology

Asim Zaidi, MD

Centegra Physician Care—Surgical Associates

Daniel Farrugia, MD

Sherwin Parungao, MD

Sherazuddin Qureshi,...

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Illinois Medicaid Managed Care: A Physician Survey

IL Medicaid Managed Care: A Physician Survey

The state’s initiative to transition the majority of Illinois Medicaid patients to managed care organizations (MCOs) is causing significant confusion and unease among health care professionals and patients.

As a result, ISMS conducted...

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Revised Medical Cannabis Medical Legal Guidelines

ISMS has revised our Medical Cannabis medical legal guideline to comply with changes to Illinois law.

Here’s the scoop. Senate Bill 10 was...

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2016 ISMS Legislative Report Now Available

The ISMS legislative team is active on your behalf every day, tackling dozens of issues in the legislature and elsewhere in state government. ISMS is the only organization that represents physicians of all specialities throughout Illinois. When leaders anywhere in the state want to know where physicians stand, they call ISMS. 

The 2016 ISMS Legislative...

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