Improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.

Medigram: March 12, 2015

Top Story

250 physicians meet with legislators during Doctor Day 2015
Doctor Day 2015 brought 250 physicians from across the state to Madison yesterday to meet with legislators and their staffs. Read more.

News Briefs

Physicians urged to contact Congress now about SGR
The latest sustainable growth rate (SGR) patch is set to expire March 31, and physicians are urged to contact their U.S. Representatives about repealing the flawed formula once and for all. Read more.

House of Delegates handbook now available online; caucus meetings begin March 18
The 2015 House of Delegates (HOD) handbook for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting is now available on the Society’s website. Read more.

RFS and YPS leadership applications due March 18
The Wisconsin Medical Society is accepting applications for open Resident Fellow Section (RFS) and Young Physician Section (YPS) positions until March 18. Read more.

Free national provider call to address reporting once across Medicare quality reporting programs
Eligible professional (EPs) participating in quality reporting programs are encouraged to participate in the March MLN Connects™ National Provider Call on Wednesday, March 18, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. (CST). Read more.

Flood Insurance – Don’t Get Soaked
Floods are one of the most common natural hazards in the United States, but a standard homeowner’s policy does not cover damage to property and possessions that results from flooding. Read more.