Bulletin for 1-21-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 3 – January 21, 2011

Featured Stories

State Health Plan to Seek Reimbursements from Ineligible Members, Not Physicians

Due to successful advocacy efforts by the NCMS, the State Health Plan will not pursue reimbursement from physicians who treated SHP patients that were later determined ineligible.

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Focus on Health System Reform: The Cost of Medicaid Expansion in NC

Review the latest figures and estimations of budgetary impacts of the Medicaid expansion to occur between the years of 2014 and 2019.

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Physicians Need New Agreement for Medicare Electronic Funds Transfer

Palmetto GBA, the incoming Medicare Administrative Contractor for North Carolina, has notified physicians and practices that a new agreement will be needed if they wish to receive Medicare payments via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT).

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In This Issue

NCMS Physicians Engage with North Carolina Leaders

NCMS and DOCMS Leaders Meet with Private Practice Physicians

CMS Home Health Documentation Requirements Delayed

Proposed EMTALA Rules Released; CMS Seeks Comments

NCMS Foundation’s CPP Program to Play an Integral Role in the Duke Physician Assistant Program

New Clinic Advances Access for Uninsured in Buncombe County

In the News This Week…

Volunteers Needed for Doctor of the Day Program

Wilmington Health Hotline Set for Tuesday; It’s Not Too Late to Volunteer!

Free 2011 NCMS Calendars Still Available

Physician FYI

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS at Work for You

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Meetings & Events

NC Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting
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Advances in Othopaedics: An Update for the Primary Care Provider
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Health Hotline – WWAY-TV, Wilmington
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Contact Info

PO Box 27167
Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

1.919.833.2023 FAX

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