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A Letter to Congress on ICD-10 from ISMS

On June 17, 2015 ISMS sent a letter to every member of Congress addressing the transitional issue for every physician to ICD-10 on October 1, 2015. The letter is requesting that members of Congress considering a two-year transitional period in order for every physician to adjust to ICD-10 and lessen the effect on practices. 

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Special Pricing on Continuous Memberships

KCMS/ISMS now offers a 5% discount on membership dues for physicians who choose Monthly Continuous Membership. Payments are automatically deducted from your account on the 10th of each month so there is no need to have to remember to pay a yearly renewal. Continuous Membership offers member physicians and their staff the peace of mind of ongoing practice management support, products and services without interruption. 

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ISMS President 2015-2016-Scott A. Cooper, MD

Dr. Scott A. Cooper, MD is on staff at NorthShore University HealthSystem and is a clinical medicine instructor at the University of Chicago. He completed his undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis, MO and earned his medical degree from...

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KCMS Resolution Goes to HOD-Read it Here!

KCMS is proud of the efforts initiated by Dr. John Christensen, MD and the KCMS Board which resulted in a successful Resolution passed by the ISMS House of Delegates on April 19, 2015. Dr. Christensen brought an issue regarding what he considered to be unfair practices by a major insurance carrier to the attention of KCMS. It was deemed to be of significance to the broader physician community and therefore worthy of creating a resolution that could be considered by the ISMS House of...

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Resources to Combat Opioid Misuse, Abuse and Overdose

The Illinois State Medical Society is committed to promoting safe and appropriate opioid prescribing for treating chronic pain. Recently the Illinois Pain Institute created a pain management education piece that ISMS has incorporated into its resources. You can find the CME course under, ...

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The Year in Review

The Kane County Medical Society had a very good and productive year.

  • In March Dr. Patrick Para was the guest speaker at our monthly membership meeting. Dr. Para shared his expertise on the topic of "Breast Cancer- Is Screening a Waste of Time' while 40 of our members and guests enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Chez Moi in Geneva. Also in March, KCMS once again published the annual "Medical Resource Guide" that was part of the Daily Herald...

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