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2018 Archive

Delivered each Thursday, Medigram is the Wisconsin Medical Society’s electronic newsletter with timely news, upcoming events, answers to frequently asked questions and all the information you need to know to make your practice run more efficiently.

Click on the dates below to access articles in that issue.

February 1, 2018

  • Doctor Day 2018 draws record crowd
  • February promises lots of legislative activity
  • Society Board approves Health System Improvement Objectives 2.0
  • MIPSwizard available to streamline reporting process

January 25, 2018

  • CHIP funded for six years; Congressional action still needed on other priorities
  • Gov. Walker unveils Health Care Stability Plan
  • Society shares expertise on State Legislature proposals
  • Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse releases recommendations
  • Resolutions for 2018 House of Delegates due Feb. 1

January 18, 2018

  • Society urges Wisconsin Supreme Court to restore cap on damages
  • Still time to register for Doctor Day
  • Medical Examining Board elects leaders for 2018
  • Attention students! Applications for scholarships, fellowships due Feb. 1
  • Medical Society of Milwaukee Awards Dinner to benefit Hunger Task Force

January 11, 2018

  • New study: physicians bring economic health to Wisconsin
  • Get to know candidates for Society offices
  • Society Annual Meeting prep underway; volunteers sought for reference committees
  • Society working to address Anthem pay cut for same-day services
  • Year-end wrap-up, 2018 preview focus of Facebook Live event
  • Nominations for WISMedPAC Board of Directors due Jan. 19

January 4, 2018

  • Business lobby turns up heat on Worker’s Comp fee schedule; physicians urged to contact legislators
  • WMJ reports look at hunting tree stand safety, changing face of hospital medicine
  • Check us out on Instagram
  • Deadlines loom for Congress in new year
  • DHS announces grants to fund addiction treatment
  • Doctor Day 2018 is Jan 30; have you registered?
  • Resolutions for 2018 Annual Meeting due Feb 1; Reference Committees set for March 24