Bulletin for 3-25-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 12 – March 25, 2011

Featured Stories

4% Rate Cut Possible for Medicaid Providers

State Appropriation Chairs have confirmed that a 4% across-the-board Medicaid provider rate cut is one of the many options being considered as legislators try to reduce spending in order to balance the state budget.

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House Proposal on Tort Reform is Big, Bold

The North Carolina House of Representatives is now considering major reforms for the tort system, some specifically targeting medical malpractice litigation.

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Legislative Update: Budget Talks Continue; Numerous Health Care Bills in the Works

It was another busy week at the North Carolina General Assembly with budget discussions at the forefront.

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UHC Extends Premium Designation Program Deadlines; Physicians Should Check Designations

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) has informed the NCMS that its Premium Designation Program Public Designation Display will become available on June 1, 2011 and not March 30, as previously reported.

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In This Issue

NC DMA Issues Alert Concerning NC Medicaid Eligible Children

NCMS Members Among 2011 Health Care Heroes Honorees

In the News This Week…

Learning Opportunities Center

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

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