Bulletin for 2-19-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 7 – February 19, 2010

Featured Stories

Poll: Congress Should Start Over with Health Care Reform Legislation

Online publication The Hill reported this week that a new Zogby International-University of Texas Health Science Center poll found that more than half of the respondents wanted lawmakers to start from scratch on health care reform legislation.

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North Carolina Receives Stimulus Money for HIT Development

Governor Bev Perdue announced last Friday that North Carolina would receive $26.5 million dollars in federal recovery funds to facilitate health information exchange (HIE) at the state level and to aid health professionals as they work to implement and use health information technology (HIT).

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NC Medicaid Claims to be Audited during 2010

This year, North Carolina is required to participate in an administrative and medical audit of its Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) programs as part of the national Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) program implemented by CMS.

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In This Issue

Medicaid to Implement a Preferred Drug List

Medical Board Seeks Public Comment on New Administrative License Proposal

NC Medical Board Licensee Information Contact

Online: County-by-County Health Rankings

Joint Midwifery Committee Meets

Study Group Looks at How to Better Control Health Care Costs

Sign up Today For Doctors on Call in Greenville

Haitian Relief Update

Become a Fan or a Follower – NCMS on Facebook and Twitter

NCMS Dues Deductibility Statement

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Meetings & Events

NC Neurological Society Annual Meeting
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NC Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting
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NC Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Meeting
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Contact Info

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Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

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