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Medigram: May 8, 2014

Top Story

CMS sets new ICD-10 implementation date
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has set October 1, 2015 as the new ICD-10 compliance deadline, exactly one year later than the previous deadline had been. Read more.

News Briefs

Council to take up infant mortality, e-cigarettes
The Council on Health Care Quality and Population Health will address infant mortality, policy addressing electronic cigarettes, and a number of other issues at its May 15 meeting. Read more.

Consider the Conversation 2 screening Friday
Mike Bernhagen, co-producer of Consider the Conversation 2: Stories About Cure, Relief, and Comfort, will present the film at the May 9 Council on Health Care Ethics meeting. Read more.

WCMEW seeks presenters for conference on team-based care; applications due June 6
Patient-centered team-based care is the focus of a day-long conference November 12 in the Wisconsin Dells, and organizers are seeking Wisconsin health care leaders who wish to showcase their successful teams. Read more.

County Medical Society tax form reminder
Tax-exempt organizations (including County Medical Societies) are required to file an annual information return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Read more.