Bulletin for 4-1-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 15 – April 1, 2010

Featured Stories

Medicare Physician Payments Cut 21% TODAY

Congress has adjourned for a two-week spring recess without taking action to stop the 21.3% cut to Medicare physician payments. This means that this cut takes effect today, April 1, 2010.

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Senators Take Aim at Meaningful Use

Twenty-seven US Senators have called for changes in the CMS’ proposed rule on “meaningful use” of electronic health records (EHR).

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Update on Humana 2006 Settlement Agreement

Humana’s 2006 Settlement Agreement with thousands of physicians officially terminated on October 19, 2009. Nonetheless, Humana has voluntarily agreed to continue to follow many of the key terms from the Settlement Agreement.

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In This Issue

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS Staff at Work for You

Renowned Surgeon Honored in Greenville Ceremony

Haitian Relief Update

Nominations Wanted for NCMS Leadership Positions

Nominees Sought for Physician Community Service Award

Anderson Award Nominations Being Accepted

Nominations Sought for NCMGM Administrator of the Year Award

2011 NCMS Leadership College Seeking Nominations

NCMS Dues Deductibility Statement

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Meetings & Events

NC Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting
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NC Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Meeting
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Quality Improvement 101: A Toolbox for Improvement.
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Raleigh, NC 27611

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