Bulletin for 11-12-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 47 – November 12, 2010

Featured Stories

Focus on Health System Reform: New Registration Requirements for Billing Agents & Clearinghouses

As part of a broader effort to reduce fraud and abuse in Medicaid, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prompts each State to require “any agent, clearinghouse, or other alternate payee that submits claims on behalf of a health care provider must register with the State and the Secretary [of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services].” See what this could mean to you.

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New Policy Helps Guide Physicians’ Use of Social Media

A new policy adopted this week by the AMA House of Delegates meeting in San Diego aims to help physicians maintain a positive online presence and preserve the patient-physician relationship when email and other social media are used.

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Members of NC AMA Delegation Help Shape Policies in HOD

The NCMS AMA Delegation attended the AMA Interim Meeting in San Diego, taking part in several important committee discussions.

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In This Issue

Investigative Journalist Looks at Costs and Risks Associated with Dialysis Care

Cancer Passes Heart Disease as NC’s Top Killer

Graphic Warning Labels Included in New Federal Tobacco Strategy

Durham-Orange County Medical Society Hosts Past Presidents Dinner

“PA Partnership” Offers Membership Savings to Physician Assistants for 2011

Renew Your NCMS Membership for 2011

Physician FYI

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS at Work for You

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Meetings & Events
November 16, 2010
Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum

November 18, 2010
Evening Discussion for Medical Practices

Contact Info

PO Box 27167
Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

1.919.833.2023 FAX

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