Bulletin for 5-13-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 19 – May 13, 2011

Featured Stories

Work Continues on Medical Liability Reform Legislation

Tort reform legislation remains one of the issues at the forefront of this legislative session.

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Senate Begins New Phase of State Budget Negotiations

The second phase of state budget negotiations began this week as the Senate received the House’s budget proposal for consideration.

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Legislative Update: Joint Committee on New Licensing Boards Takes Up Proposed Licensure of Naturopaths

In addition to negotiations regarding medical liability reform and the Senate’s work on the state budget, legislators took up a number of bills related to health care and the practice of medicine this week.

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New NCAHC Ad Wants Juries to Know the Truth About the Cost of Medical Care

North Carolinians for Affordable Health Care (NCAHC) seeks public support to reform the current law that allows personal injury attorneys to reveal only the full charges for medical care, rather than the amounts accepted as payment in full.

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In This Issue

Save the Date: July 16, 2011 for ACO Seminar in Raleigh

CMS Open Door Forums Examine Medicare Shared Savings ACO Program

CMS Schedules Teleconferences for EHR Incentive Programs

In the News This Week…

Be the Doctor of the Day–Volunteer Today!

NCPH Offers Flyer for Parents During Better Hearing and Speech Month

Need Access to the NCMS Member Directory While On the Go?

Learning Opportunities Center

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

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Meetings & Events

Open Door Forum on the Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Notice of Proposed Rule
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Legal Issues for Healthcare and Human Service Providers
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The World Congress 2nd Annual Leadership Conference on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
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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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