Bulletin for 4-8-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 14 – April 8, 2011

Featured Stories

House Committee Moves Ahead in Debate of Medical Liability

On Thursday, April 7, 2011, the House Select Committee on Tort Reform presented a revised medical liability reform bill. Read on to see what changes were made.

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North Carolinians for Affordable Health Care Organized to Counter Attacks on the Medical Profession

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.

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House Bill Filing Deadline Passes

Nearly 300 bills were filed on the Thursday to beat the filing deadline. Read on to see which ones will affect health care.

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In This Issue

Summary of Proposed ACO Rule Available on NCMS Website

US Senate Passes 1099 Repeal; Bill Awaits President’s Signature

Palmetto GBA Announces Medicare Workshops for Physicians and Practices

CMS To Host Special Open Door Forum on 2011 PQRI System April 14

RWJF Community Grants Program Seeks Proposals on Addressing Factors that Influence Health

More Physician Volunteers Are Needed for Doctors on Call in Greenville–Can You Help?

Past President Presents Gift of Time, Talent to NCMS

Senator Mansfield Will Be Featured Speaker at DOCMS Meeting April 13

Mayo Clinic Physician Leader Named President of UHS

In the News This Week…

Members Recruiting Members: Thank You for Your Referral!

2012 NCMS Leadership College Seeking Nominations!

Free Webinar Looks at Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Homes

CDC Tobacco Free Available on Facebook

Learning Opportunities Center

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

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Meetings & Events

NC Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting
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NC Pediatric Society Spring Open Forum & Membership Meeting
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Strategies for Effective Medical Communication
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