Bulletin for 4-30-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 19 – April 30, 2010

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BE SURE TO VOTE! Tuesday, May 4 Is Primary Election Day in NC

The NCMS urges you to cast your ballot in Tuesday’s Primary, as winners of US and NC legislative races will play an important role in how the new health care reform law is implemented and how the state budget will address health care needs.

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CMS Holding Conference Calls on RAC Programs

The AMA has informed the NCMS that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting several conference calls on the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) programs.

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Have You Asked Congress to Fix Medicare?

Thousands of names continue to be added to the “Stop the Medicare Meltdown” petition campaign, led by the Texas Medical Association (TMA). All state medical societies, including the NCMS, are urging physicians to talk with their patients, patient family members, staff and others and urge them to sign the petition that calls for Congress to fix the sustainable growth rate (SGR) Medicare physician payment formula.

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In This Issue

Workgroup Appointed to Address ACOs

HealthCampRDU to Look at Changing Face of Health Care

Mumps Exposure at Rugby Tournament

Wilmington Physician Is FSMB Chair-Elect

NCMS Attends Federation of State Medical Boards Annual Meeting

NC Ob/Gyn and ACOG Hold Joint Annual Meeting

Webinar To Feature “Patient Centered Medical Homes”

Need Help Deciphering EHR Incentives and Health Reform? Take Advantage of Upcoming Webinar

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

Thank You to Med Student Leaders

Nominees Sought for Physician Community Service Award

Haiti Relief Update

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Meetings & Events

Quality Improvement 101: A Toolbox for Improvement.
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NC Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting
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NCMS Sports Medicine Symposium
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Contact Info

PO Box 27167
Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

1.919.833.2023 FAX

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