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e-Reports, April 21, 2014
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2014 Indiana Legislative Wrap-up Untitled document

You can learn about recently enacted laws affecting patient care, your medical practice and public health, while earning continuing medical education (CME) credit through a free podcast offered by the ISMA.

In the session, ISMA Legislative Coordinator Mike Brady explains the ISMA’s position on key bills and provides a review of health care-related legislation that didn’t pass.

You also will learn to:

  • List the 2014 legislation in Indiana that affects the practice of medicine, patient care and/or public health
  • Describe the effect each bill will have on the practice of medicine, patient care and/or public health.
  • Apply deadlines, dates and/or new requirements of this legislation to your practice of medicine

The 15-minute presentation offers 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Find it at the ISMA education page.

Governor signs bills important to the ISMA

SB 50 is signed

At the Statehouse, Gov. Mike Pence signs SB 50, Minors and Tanning Devices, into law accompanied by (left to right, standing) Carrie Davis, M.D., David Gerstein, M.D., Keeter Sechrist, M.D., Katie Donnar, and ISMA’s Mike Brady and Mike Rinebold. Sen. Patricia Miller, R-Indianapolis, and Sen. Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond, are seated next to the governor.

The same day, three other ISMA-supported bills were signed into law. They addressed prescriptive authority to schools to administer auto-injectable epinephrine, the study and data collection of neonatal abstinence syndrome, and licensure of pharmacy technicians and anesthesiologist assistants. The new laws were influenced by ISMA resolutions approved by the House of Delegates.

Find additional ISMA photos from the Statehouse at the ISMA facebook page.

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