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Medigram: November 8, 2018

Top Story

Society’s Mental and Behavioral Task Force adopts strategies to address psychiatrist shortage
With nearly 1.45 million residents living with mental or behavioral health issues, Wisconsin ranks fourth nationally in prevalence of mental illness. Read more.

News Briefs

Wisconsin Medical Society Insurance and Financial Services rebrands as WisMed Assure
As part of its evolving strategy to increase awareness, engagement and business with physicians, resident and medical students, Wisconsin Medical Society Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. is now doing business as WisMed Assure. Read more.

Election wrap-up focus of latest WisMed OnCall
Tuesday’s mid-term election featured down-to-the wire races for Wisconsin governor and attorney general and closely watched Congressional races across the country. Read more.

Nominations open for 2019 Physician Citizen of the Year Award
The Wisconsin Medical Society is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Physician Citizen of the Year Award. Read more.

HHS releases final Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program rules
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule for 2019 for the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and the Quality Payment Program (QPP) last Thursday. Read more.

Still time to RSVP for WisMed MeetUp
The Wisconsin Medical Society knows that a physician’s life is challenging. But, there’s no need to go it alone. Read more.

Resolutions for 2019 Annual Meeting due Feb. 1
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s House of Delegates (HOD) will convene Sunday, April 7, as part of the Society’s 2019 Annual Meeting at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison. Read more.