ISDH resumes COVID-19 webcast for clinicians

[5/22/2020]

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has resumed its weekly health care provider webcasts on the state’s COVID-19 response after a brief cancellation. The webinars take place on Fridays at noon and feature ISDH Chief Medical Officer Lindsay

CDC recording on COVID-linked illness in kids available online

[5/22/2020]

A recorded call by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about a multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) linked to the novel coronavirus is now available online.

Free coronavirus testing encouraged for some Hoosiers

[5/22/2020]

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is encouraging anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 or who has been exposed, as well as those who need a test before they can return to work, to visit a state-sponsored testing site.

Legislature set to review pandemic’s impact on agencies

[5/22/2020]

The Legislative Council of the Indiana General Assembly met last week to assign topics to interim legislative study committees. The meeting was held on a Zoom conference call and may have been the first virtual legislative meeting in history. The stu

Doctor Your Spirit

[5/22/2020]

Maintaining mental, physical and emotional wellness is more important than ever for physicians during this stressful time. This week, we share resources that can help your patients as well as you and your colleagues.

MACs will automatically reprocess audio-only E/M visits at higher rates

[5/22/2020]

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced last month that it would pay for audio-only telephone visit codes at rates equivalent to the office visit codes, retroactive to March 1, 2020. The AMA subsequently received inquiries abou

COVID-19 webinars available on demand with ISMA Online app

[5/22/2020]

ISMA has updated its Seminars and Webinars page to focus on upcoming offerings. Please watch ISMA Reports for future CME webinars. Also, all our archived webinars are now available on the ISMA Online app.

Lindsay Weaver, MD: Wear face mask in all patient, staff interactions

[5/22/2020]

Recently, there has been renewed attention to PPE, specifically masks, as states release their reopening plans and make recommendations or requirements for businesses and citizens. Many outpatient practices are now opening their doors for the first t