Society event updates - HOD, Reference Committees postponed
Jay Gold, MD, Speaker of the House of Delegates (HOD), with authority granted him by the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Executive Committee acting on behalf of the Board of Directors has made the decision to postpone the House of Delegates and Reference Committee meetings.
Physician resources for COVID-19
With the rapidly changing information regarding COVID-19, the Wisconsin Medical Society is providing our members and their teams with a focused list of resources so you can get the most up to date information for you, your patients and your families.
With the recent events related to COVID-19 and the impact it has had on in-person gatherings, never has it been a more important time to explore better tools and resources for digital engagement.
Insurance and the coronavirus pandemic
WisMed Assure has provided information about short-term disability, long-term disability, worker’s compensation and business interruption insurance.
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment announces funding to support Wisconsin’s COVID-19 response
The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) has announced the availability of up to $5 million in funding to support Wisconsin’s response to the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
HHS Office of Civil Rights enforcement discretion related to HIPAA
In light of the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is exercising its enforcement discretion and, effective immediately, will not impose penalties on physicians using telehealth in the event of noncompliance with the regulatory requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).