Friday, May 17, 2013
All Illinois Health Connect medical homes are encouraged to complete the 2013 IHC Primary Care Provider Survey, which is now available for download from the IHC Provider Notices page. The survey can also be completed online via the Survey Monkey link below.https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013ihcprovidersurvey This statewide survey assesses provider satisfaction. Responses from past surveys have been used to make improvements to the IHC program. The PCP or other office staff most familiar with IHC should complete this survey.Paper copies of the survey can be faxed to 847-995-1021. IHC will conduct a series of blast fax and email campaigns to ensure a statistically valid response rate. To avoid getting additional copies sent to your office, please list the IHC provider numbers of all PCPs at your practice on the survey. All surveys are de-identified prior to data analysis.If you have questions about the survey, contact your Provider Services Representative, Quality Assurance Nurse or the IHC Provider Services Help Desk at 877-912-1999, extension 3.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Illinois Maternal & Child Health Coalition is hosting the 13th webinar in its Starting Strong Illinois series of webinars about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on May 21 at 2 p.m.
This free webinar is intended for community-based organizations, advocacy groups, health care organizations and individuals interested in ACA implementation and concerned about Illinois' Medicaid program.
The presentation is entitled "Connecting Communities to Coverage: In Person Assistance in the ACA." This webinar will contain an overview of the three main consumer assistance programs.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) is hosting a free webinar on May 22 entitled "Preventing Hepatitis B in Two At-Risk Populations: Infants and Health Care Personnel."
CME credits are available through the American Academy of Pediatrics. This webinar will begin at 12:30 p.m.
The presentation will cover the ACIP recommendations for managing children born to HBsAg positive women, the importance of following the post-vaccination serologic testing of infants born to HBsAg-positive women, and hepatitis B vaccination recommendations for health care personnel.