New, evidence-based resources available for physicians, volunteers

[4/24/2020]

A new educational resource, developed with nationally recognized Indiana physicians, researchers and other thought leaders, has launched for physicians and volunteer health care workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Indiana.

MLB issues guidance on controlled substance prescribing via telemedicine

[4/24/2020]

Earlier this week, the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (MLB) updated its website to include additional guidance about prescribing controlled substances through telemedicine during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

FQHC, RHC codes update; IHCP issues guidance

[4/24/2020]

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services took some actions applicable to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and rural health centers (RHCs).

ProAssurance offers premium credit for COVID-19-impacted physicians

[4/24/2020]

In addition to the annual 5% premium credit already available to ISMA members, ProAssurance, ISMA’s endorsed provider for medical professional liability insurance, is offering another premium credit for insureds whose practices have been reduced by m

Business Impact - Follow-up Flash Survey

[4/24/2020]

Please complete this very brief follow-up survey to help us assess how many practices succeeded in obtaining Covid-19 emergency funding and their plans for the future of their practice.

CARES Act, COVID 3.5 funding targets health care, testing

[4/24/2020]

Congress passed a fourth round of COVID-19 stimulus funding yesterday. The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (COVID 3.5) allocates additional funds to sustain health care businesses during the COVID-19 public health emergenc

Study of 20,000 Hoosiers will assess virus’ spread

[4/24/2020]

Starting tomorrow, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is collaborating with the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI on a scientific study to measure the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state.

ISMA webinars

[4/24/2020]

The legal and regulatory landscape for health care is evolving continually during the COVID-19 public health emergency. To help members meet this challenge, ISMA is offering webinars to share information that physicians and care teams need to sustain

Purdue offers same-day COVID-19 testing to physicians

[4/24/2020]

Purdue University has extended its resources to Indiana physicians to increase the state’s capacity for COVID-19 testing.

Doctor Your Spirit

[4/24/2020]

Maintaining mental, physical and emotional wellness is more important than ever for physicians during this stressful time. Each week, ISMA will share a few resources to help relieve stress and care for yourself.