Bulletin for 7-15-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 28 – July 15, 2011

Featured Stories

Senate Overrides Medical Liability Reform Veto; House Vote Set for July 25–Let Your Legislator Know You Support Override of SB 33 Veto

The NC Senate voted swiftly to override the veto of Senate Bill 33 – Medical Liability Reforms on Monday, July 11. Now, the deliberation continues to the NC House of Representatives, which has scheduled votes to override the Governor’s veto of several bills, including SB 33, on Monday, July 25.

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NCMS Helping Physicians to Address New Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Physicians from across the state and region will be learning more about accountable care organizations (ACOs) at a seminar hosted by the AMA and NCMS tomorrow at the Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport in Research Triangle Park.

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NCMS Joins Physician Organizations in Commenting on Proposed Rule

The NCMS joined with national and state physician organizations this week in offering comments and recommendations to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) about the proposed Rule, “Methods for Assuring Access to Covered Medicare Services.”

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In This Issue

State and National Physician Groups Oppose Repeal of Indoor Tanning Services Tax

National Provider Call on “The ABCs of the Initial Preventive Physical Examination and Annual Wellness Visit”

PEER Portal Helps to Address E-Prescription Issues

Save the Date: NC Health Insurance Institute Set for October

North Carolina ENTs Convene

NC School-Based Health Centers Benefit from Federal Program

In the News This Week…

Nominations Wanted for 2012 Leadership College

Time to Submit Your Pictures to the 2011 NCMS Photo Contest!

Learning Opportunities Center

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

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Meetings & Events

Pathways to Success: What Physicians Need to Know about ACOs
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NCMS Town Hall Meeting on Tort Reform – Charlotte
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NCMS Town Hall Meeting on Tort Reform – Hickory
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Contact Info

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Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

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