Bulletin for 11-5-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 46 – November 5, 2010

Featured Stories

Election Sets Stage for 2011 Legislative Year

On Wednesday morning, we awoke to what will be a very different General Assembly in NC. History was made as Republicans took both chambers of the NC General Assembly for the first time in more than 100 years.

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NCMS PAC Helps Elect NCMS Members

Four NCMS members were elected to the NC General Assembly this week.

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BCBSNC Launches Tiered Providers Network for Food Lion

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has created and launched a tiered provider network for self-insured employer group Delhaize America, the parent company of Food Lion.

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SGR Fix Requires Physicians to Take Action

Unless Congress acts, Medicare will cut physician payments 23 percent effective December 1, 2010. The NCMS and many physician groups continue to urge Congressional leaders to avert a Medicare crisis by stopping the cuts and by finding a permanent fix to the SGR problem.

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In This Issue

Focus on Health Care Reform: Drug Sample Reporting

AMA EVP, CEO to Leave AMA in 2011

Final 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule Available

Dr. James Jones Receives 2010 Harris Award

Project Access Patient Seeks to Raise Money in Marathon Bid

NCMS Alliance “Bid for Better Health” Online Auction Underway

It’s Time to Renew Your NCMS Membership for 2011

Physician FYI

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS at Work for You

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