Bulletin for 10/16/2009

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

bulletin volume 60 issue 48 10_16_09

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Action Needed Now to Support S1776

Monday, October 19th the United States Senate will consider S 1776, known as the Medicare Physicians Fairness Act of 2009, introduced by Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI). Without the passage of this important legislation, you will see a 21% cut in Medicare reimbursement as of January 1, 2010. Your action is needed today.

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Health Care System Reform Draws More Debate

More questions were raised about proposed health care system reform legislation as the Baucus health care reform bill was voted out of the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. Senator Olympia Snowe (R, Maine) sided with Democrats to give the proposed plan a favorable recommendation. Senate leaders are now seeking to craft a single Senate package for floor consideration.

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More H1N1 Vaccine Heading to NC

State public health officials are awaiting more shipments of H1N1 flu vaccine as initial supplies have been depleted at clinics across the state. Supplies of the vaccine are being shipped to North Carolina and other states from the federal stockpile and are expected to arrive next week.

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In This Issue

2010 State Medical Facilities Plan Approved

Renew Your NCMS Membership for 2010 Online

A Beautiful Way to Support Your NCMS Foundation: Silent Auction of Photo Contest Pictures and More

Dr. Kanof Receives Johnson Award

NCMS Joins NC Public Health in Celebrating A Century of Public Health Service and Leadership

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Meetings & Events

NC Medical Board Hearing Panel
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2009 North Carolina Medical Society Annual Meeting
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Division of Health Service Regulation/NC Medical Care Commission
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Contact Info

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