Medicare

Compared to the rest of the country, Iowa (at 17 percent) ranks near the top among states in its proportion of Medicare beneficiaries and, at 13 practicing physicians per 1,000 beneficiaries, ranks close to last among states in its ratio of physicians to Medicare beneficiaries. Additionally, Medicare reimbursement to Iowa physicians ranks among the lowest in the country - averaging around 80th out of 89 payment localities. Despite these factors, nationwide the quality of Iowa's health care is ranked 2nd overall.

News

Medicare Influenza Vaccine Coding & Payment Updates

9/27/2018

The Iowa Medical Society welcomed a special guest at its quarterly board meeting in Iowa City on Thursday, September 20.

AMA President Returns to Iowa

9/27/2018

The Iowa Medical Society welcomed a special guest at its quarterly board meeting in Iowa City on Thursday, September 20.

Please Join Us Thursday, October 18 for the Next Installment in the IMS Physician Burnout Series

9/6/2018

IMS is committed to combatting physician burnout and professional resiliency, and creating collaboration opportunities in local settings throughout the year. We invite you to collaborate with physicians, clinic administrators, insurance regulators, a