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Medigram: June 25, 2015

Top Story

Supreme Court upholds subsidies for all exchanges
The United States Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision today in King v. Burwell about whether individuals purchasing health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) via federal exchanges can receive tax subsidies toward their premiums. Read more.

News Briefs

Society adopts new vaccine policy limiting exemptions
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s Board of Directors voted to adopt new policy regarding vaccine exemptions at its June 20 meeting in Madison. Read more.

John J. Frey, III, MD, awarded Society’s highest honor
WMJ Editor John J. Frey, III, MD, accepted the Wisconsin Medical Society’s prestigious Director’s Award—the organization’s highest honor—during the Society’s Board of Directors meeting June 20. Read more.

Physicians are stepping up their political contributions via WISMedDIRECT
Physicians are hosting and attending fundraisers, and contributing to political candidates of their choice via WISMedDIRECT, the Wisconsin Medical Society’s conduit program. Read more.

Symposium 2015 emphasizes the health care team
Symposium 2015, set for Sept. 21-22 in Wisconsin Dells, aims to bring together health care professionals from multiple areas to learn from one another and strengthen the team dynamic. Read more.