Introducing WisMed Voice – elevating the physician voice in advocacy
The Wisconsin Medical Society is excited to launch WisMed Voice, a new digital advocacy tool to connect physicians with their lawmakers. Read more.
Weigh in now on surprise billing proposals with WisMed Voice
Thanks to the medical community, the US Congress has been hearing concerns about the best path forward to protect patients and physicians in resolving out-of-network payments. Read more.
Society and physician groups hear from Department of Health Services leaders
On July 30th, the Society and other physician groups participated in a phone call regarding physician issues in the budget with Secretary-Designee Andrea Palm, Medicaid Director Jim Jones, Budget Director Andy Forsyth and Legislative Director Lisa Olson. Read more.
Medical students seeking survey participants
Medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin Green Bay created a survey to identify gender bias that physicians in Wisconsin may experience. Read more.
Society advocates for evidence-based vaccines at DHS hearing
This past Friday the Society supported the Department of Health Services’ (DHS) proposed changes to its student immunization regulations at a public hearing in Madison. Read more.
CMS releases proposed updates for 2020 Physician Fee Schedule
Earlier this week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2020 update for the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). Read more.