Bulletin for 11-19-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 48 – November 19, 2010

Featured Stories

Your Calls and Emails Worked: Senate Votes to Delay Medicare Cut

Thanks in large part to the calls from you, your peers, your office managers and other healthcare professional from across the country, the US Senate took action to delay the pending cut last night.

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BCBSNC Discontinues Paper Remittances

In October Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) began discontinuing the use of paper remittances, with all Blue-e enabled providers coming under the new system as of mid-November.

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NC Medical Board Reviews Position Statement on Office-Based Procedures

The North Carolina Medical Board reviews Position Statements at least once every four years and is currently in the process of reviewing its existing Position Statement regarding Office-Based Procedures. Read on to see how you can share your comments on this issue.

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Focus on Health Care Reform: What Credits and Taxes Might Affect Me?

The Affordable Care Act is funded through a number of taxes and fees collected from the health care sector, employers and some taxes on high-income individuals. See a brief synopsis of the fees and credits that may impact you and your practice.

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In This Issue

North Carolina to Receive $11.8 Million for Project to Extend Community Care Network Benefits to Rural Counties

CMS Launches Center for Innovation

Federally Funded HIT Training Offered to Implement and Maintain EHRs

New Member Appointed to NC Medical Board

BCBSNC Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Doctors Promote Access in Triangle TV Outreach

Physicians Wanted for Wilmington Health Hotline

Patient-Centered Medical Home Webinar Available on CD

NCMS Alliance Hosting Get Fit NC 5K on December 4

Old North State Medical Society Honors Health Care Leaders

Physicians Inducted into Lenoir Memorial Hall of Honor

Symposium to Look at Vector-Borne Diseases

Staff Rounds

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Meetings & Events

Webinar: Free EHR Help in North Carolina
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New Hanover – Pender County Medical Society Holiday Party
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Strategies for Effective Medical Communication
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Contact Info

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Raleigh, NC 27611

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