Throughout history and in many cultures, the coconut has been used to make baskets, has provided great quality hydration, and even produced charcoal from its outer shell. Today we find it on our supplement shelves as well.
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) recently adopted a rule that authorizes remote formal hearings by video or telephone. The rule applies to hearings on formal IDFPR Complaints to discipline or refuse to renew a license, or when an applicant requests a formal hearing to contest an application denial.
Since the initial evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines were released in 1995, and again in 1997, there has been controversy. The American Medical Association and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have joined together to arrive at a consensus that will reshape evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines. The changes in evaluation and management guidelines for 2021 only apply to office or outpatient codes 99202 – 99215.
The ICS has been carefully monitoring CDC and other information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus 2019). Although the ICS is not and cannot be a primary source on this subject, we want to make our members aware of relevant information that has been published by the CDC. The spread of this virus has particular implications for physician offices, as both health care providers and as employers.