Bulletin for 6-17-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 24 – June 17, 2011

Featured Stories

Let the Governor Know You Want Her to Sign SB 33

If you have not already done so, please call or write Governor Perdue today and ask her to sign Senate Bill 33 – Medical Liability Reform.

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Legislative Update: Lawmakers on Fast Track to Finish

See what’s been happening during the final days of debate in the 2011 session of the NC General Assembly.

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NC Industrial Commission Delivers on E-Billing and Electronic Payment in Workers Comp

The Industrial Commission (IC) has announced that it will require carriers and providers to develop and use electronic billing and payment processes in the administration of workers’ compensation claims.

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Thorough Review Process Led to NCMS Concerns Over Proposed ACO Rule

NCMS staff and physicians on the Accountable Care Task Force spent long hours combing the Proposed Rule for Accountable Care Organizations, culminating in a letter providing recommendations and comments that was submitted to CMS last week. Read on to see a summary of recommendations…

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In This Issue

Physician Panel To Address Performance Improvement Programs at July 16 ACO Seminar

Meeting with NCMS Prompts UnitedHealth Group to Revisit Many Details of Premium Designation Program

Federal Grants Provide Jump Start for NC Home Visitation Program

In the News This Week…

Do You Take a Good Picture? Submit It for the 4th Annual NCMS Photo Contest!

Time Is Running Short: Register Now for the 2011 NCMS Sports Medicine Symposium

Nominate an Outstanding Physician Leader for the Harris Award

Nominations Wanted for NCMS Leadership Positions

Access 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

AMA Annual Meeting
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CardioCare Live: Online Cardiology Congress
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Physician, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum
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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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