Bulletin for 4-1-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 13 – April 1, 2011

Featured Stories

House Files HB 542 – Tort Reform for Citizens and Businesses

Find out more about this bill, which significantly reforms the current tort system in North Carolina and has several elements that target medical malpractice litigation.

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NCMS Wants to Hear From You and Your Patients About Excellent Care

Share your stories on medical malpractice issues.

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CMS Issues Proposed ACO Regulations; Public Comment Period Begins

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Proposed Rule for accountable care organizations (ACOs) on Thursday. Check out NCMS resources on accountable care.

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SB 31 Heads to House Floor for Final Approval

Amidst the budget negotiations and tort reform bills being debated at the General Assembly this year is also a very important bill that would make it a felony to practice medicine without a license in North Carolina.

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In This Issue

Legislative Update: Health Care Issues High on Lawmakers Agenda

North Carolinians for Affordable Health Care Seeks to Educate Legislators and Public About Costs of Defensive Medicine

Palmetto GBA Offers Medicare Part B Information in Preparation for May 28 Start Date

Medicare Attestation Begins on April 18; Are You Ready?

CMS Offers New FAQs on Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

Federal Tax Code Incentives May Help Your Practice

AMA Hosting Free Webinar on Radiation Emergencies

Care Share Webinar Shows How to Obtain Free Meds for the Uninsured

Public Health Officials Investigate Change in Common Flu Strain

54 Doctors Honored for National Doctor’s Day 2011

NC Physicians Tapped by ACSCC

In the News This Week…

NCMS Foundation Presents Using Lean to Implement EHR Workshop

Every Dollar Counts with NCMS Group Purchasing Program

Be the “Doctor of the Day” at the NC General Assembly

Volunteer Today for the 2011 WITN Doctors on Call

2012 NCMS Leadership College Seeking Nominations

Nominations Wanted for NCMS Leadership Positions

Learning Opportunities Center

NCMS Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

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