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Medigram: July 24, 2014

Top Story

Court clarifies physician requirements under Act 217
A Dane County Circuit Court issued a decision last Thursday in Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. v. Van Hollen, et al., 12-cv-913, clarifying requirements for physicians performing or inducing abortions in Wisconsin. Read more.

News Briefs

State provides guidance to physicians on referring pediatric patients for special education services
The State Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services recently shared with the Wisconsin Medical Society important guidance on the federal and state laws governing pediatric patient referrals for special education services. Read more.

2014 White Coat Campaign goal achieved
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation thanks the many Society members, county medical societies and health care groups that participated in this year’s White Coat Campaign. Read more.

Inspector General among experts at Society’s Symposium 2014
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s Symposium 2014, scheduled October 19-21 in Wisconsin Dells, will feature speakers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Tuesday morning general session. Read more.

AMA to host free grassroots advocacy webinar July 28
There is still time to register for “Turn Up the Heat on SGR,” a grassroots advocacy webinar being hosted by the American Medical Association Monday, July 28. Read more.