e-Report 8-13-2020

Scam targets HIPAA officers with fake postcards

[8/13/2020]

The U.S. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is warning of a scam in which health care organizations receive postcards disguised as OCR communications that claim to be notices of a mandatory HIPAA compliance risk assessment.

ISMA encourages Hoosiers to ‘Mask Up’ against COVID-19

[8/13/2020]

Indiana’s face mask mandate went into effect July 27 to slow the continued spread of COVID-19. The new executive order from Gov. Eric Holcomb came at a critical point in the pandemic, as the state paused its Back on Track plans to further open the ec

Strengthen your financial stability with ISMA's virtual CME workshop

[8/13/2020]

If you wish you knew more about maintaining financial health – especially during the current pandemic – you’re not alone; members have told ISMA they’d like to see more educational offerings on the subject. That’s why we’ve chosen “Financial Strategi

Jordan Mfg. adds discounted isolation masks for ISMA members

[8/13/2020]

Jordan Manufacturing Company Inc., a Monticello, Ind.-based vendor of discounted isolation gowns for ISMA members, is now offering Level 1 isolation masks as well.

Announced Candidates

[8/13/2020]

Officers elected each year at the annual House of Delegates include the ISMA president, president-elect, speaker, vice speaker, treasurer and assistant treasurer. Delegates and alternate delegates to the AMA serve two-year terms and are elected on a

New tool lets physicians, peers, compare controlled substance prescribing

[8/13/2020]

INSPECT, Indiana’s prescription drug monitoring program, has launched a reports tool that lets physicians see how their controlled substance prescribing patterns compare with those of their peers.

Medicare physician fee schedule cuts conversion factor 11%

[8/13/2020]

The Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) proposed rule for 2021 includes changes that will reduce the fee schedule conversion factor 11%, the AMA said.

Teen Vaping TeleECHO Clinic aims to make care available across Indiana

[8/13/2020]

Hoosier physicians who want to become more competent in treating patients who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices have a new resource: the Indiana Teen Vaping TeleECHO Clinic.

Register now for ISMA’s first-ever virtual convention on Sept. 13

[8/13/2020]

Registration is open for the 171st Annual ISMA Convention, to be held virtually on Sunday, Sept. 13, beginning at 11 a.m. To help ensure that every county is represented with its maximum number of voting delegates, advance registration is required.

Announced Candidates

[8/13/2020]

Officers elected each year at the annual House of Delegates include the ISMA president, president-elect, speaker, vice speaker, treasurer and assistant treasurer. Delegates and alternate delegates to the AMA serve two-year terms and are elected on a