Bulletin for 4-15-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 15 – April 15, 2011

Featured Stories

House Divides Medical Liability Reform and Other Tort Issues

On Thursday, the House committee looking at tort reform issues divided the big issues into two bills. Senate Bill 33 will be the vehicle for medical liability reforms. House Bill 542 will continue to be the vehicle for other, general tort reforms.

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Contribute to the Liability Reform Effort Today

The NCMS has organized North Carolinians for Affordable Health Care (NCAHC) to execute a strategic media campaign to generate public support for medical liability reform in North Carolina. Learn more about how you can support the cause…

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Legislative Update: A Look at Budget Cuts Affecting Health Care

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services released their proposed budget this week that includes more than $527,000,000 in reductions to the department’s funding.

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In This Issue

What Do Proposed CMS Rules for ACOs Mean for Physicians?

Blue Cross Blue Shield Launches “Let’s Talk Cost”

URGENT: Greenville Doctors on Call Program Airs April 20–More Physicians Needed!

AMA President to Address NHPCMA April 26 inWilmington

AAOS Honors Veteran NCMS Staff Member

Volunteers Needed for Doctor of the Day

In the News This Week…

Learning Opportunities Center

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

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Meetings & Events

NC OB/GYN Society Annual Meeting
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Doctors on Call – WITN-TV, Greenville
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New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society Meeting Featuring AMA President Cecil B. Wilson, MD
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Contact Info

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Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

1.919.833.2023 FAX

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