The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation's Operation: Education program was held on January 13, 2016.
Governor Walker officially signed the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact into law today. He released the following statement.
The State Assembly unanimously approved Senate Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 253, which ratifies the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation's Operation: Education program was held on January 14, 2015.
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation's Operation: Education program was held on October 29, 2014.
The Department of Safety and Professional Services recently submitted a scope statement to the Governor requesting permission to update MED 1, which dictates the licensure requirements to practice medicine and surgery in Wisconsin, to reflect changes implemented by legislation related to the licensing exam passed during the 2013 session.
The Republican Doctors Caucus is urging Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to prioritize a permanent "doc fix" before the end of the year.
The ACR 2014 Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference (AMCLC) met from April 26-30, 2014 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington DC. This is a synopsis of the meeting.
Wisconsin successfully completed a major initiative to have the State Medicaid agen-cy accept point-of-service decision support as an alternative to the Radiology Benefit Management (RBM) preauthorization process administered through MedSolu-tions. Beginning May 1, 2013, health systems, groups, and individual providers that order CT and MR imaging services and have implemented advanced imaging deci-sion support tools may request an exemption from the prior authorization require-ments for these services. This initiative was a multi-year collaborative effort be-tween the Wisconsin Medical Societ…
The purpose of the chapter shall be those of the American College of Radiology, hereinafter sometimes referred to as the "College"; advancing the science of radiology, improving radiologic service to patients and the medical community, and studying the economics of radiology; the encouragement of improved and continuing education for radiologists; and the establishment and maintenance of high medical and ethical standards in the practice of radiology.