Bulletin for 12/11/2009

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 60 Issue 55 12-11-2009

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Letter Outlines NCMS Position on HR 3590

After carefully reviewing and discussing health care reform legislation pending in the US Senate, the NCMS Board of Directors this week sent a letter to NC Senators Richard Burr (R) and Kay Hagan (D) explaining the NCMS position on HR 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Senator’s Letter Provides Further Insight into Health Care Reform Debate

US Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) has offered additional insight into the debate underway in the Senate over the health care reform bill. “This bill also falls short in addressing medical malpractice reform and physician reimbursement,” Senator Burr wrote.

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Physician Coalition Disappointed with AMA Letter to Senate Majority Leader

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) have expressed “profound disappointment” in a letter the AMA sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on December 1, 2009 regarding HR 3590.

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In This Issue

NCMS Keeps Watch over Developments Involving BCBSNC Contract Addendum

NC Industrial Commission Adopts CCI Edits for Workers’ Comp

Medicaid Provider Agreement Deadline Postponed: Please Read Announcement

State Expands Availability of H1N1 Vaccine

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NC Chapter, American College of Physicians Announces Annual Scientific Session

Order Your 2010 NCMS Member Calendar Today

Last Chance to Win iPod Touch This Week by Visiting the NCMS Virtual Exhibit Hall

NCMS Dues Deductibility Statement

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Meetings & Events

FROM FOAM TO FILTERS: What’s New in Venous Disease 2009
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NC Dermatology Association Annual Meeting
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NC Chapter – American College of Physicians 2010 Scientific Session
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Contact Info

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Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

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