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Medigram: March 13, 2014

Top Story

Virtual Reference Committees available online
for member comments

Caucus meetings are underway in the Society’s eight districts, but for members who aren’t able to attend their caucus meeting, there is another option for dialogue prior to Annual Meeting. Read more.

News Briefs

Medicare EPs must attest by March 31 to receive 2013 incentive
Medicare eligible professionals (EPs) must register and attest to demonstrating meaningful use for the 2013 Medicare EHR Incentive Program by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on March 31, to receive an incentive payment for 2013 participation. Read more.

Last call for billboard contest entries
If you’ve spotted a Wisconsin Medical Society billboard, we want to hear from you! Read more.

CME available through WMJ
Wisconsin Medical Society members are reminded they can earn continuing medical education (CME) credit through WMJ, the Society’s peer-reviewed, indexed scientific journal. Read more.

Save the date: Wisconsin Health IT Conference is May 28
The Wisconsin Health Information Technology Extension Center (WHITEC) will sponsor the third annual Wisconsin Health IT Conference at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison May 28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Read more.

FYI: For Your Insurance

Disability insurance an important protection for physicians
Just over one-fourth of Americans entering the workforce today will experience a disability before retiring, according to the Social Security Administration. Read more.