Bulletin for 11-18-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 46 – November 18, 2011

Featured Stories

OIG Identifies Major Flaws in Contingency-Based Auditors Program

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has found problems with data provided to CMS by multiple Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs).

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Medicaid Recredentialing–What’s New?

How will the revised Medicaid recredentialing process affect you?

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CMS Announces 90-Day Enforcement Delay for New HIPAA Standards

The Office of E-Health Standards and Services (OESS) within CMS announced Thursday that it would not initiate enforcement action until March 31, 2012, for any HIPAA covered entity that is not in compliance with new HIPAA Transaction Standards (5010).

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In This Issue

Congress Eliminates the 3% Tax on Many Medicare Payments

UPDATE: Medicare eRx Incentive Program

NC Medicaid Expects to Save Millions with New Diabetic Supplies Vendor

Grant Funding Announced for Health Care Innovations

NCMS Foundation Showcases Quality Initiatives

Overview of NC HIT Landscape Subject of December Webinar

First Annual Rural Health Day Observed

AMA House of Delegates Adopts New Policies During Semi-Annual Meeting

Winston-Salem Surgeon Honored by AMA

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Meetings & Events

AMA Webinar on ACO Rule
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2011 Diabetes Day for Primary Care Physicians
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Practice Wellness Webinar: How to Convince Decision Makers to Practice Wellness
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Contact Info

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Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

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