Bulletin for 9-23-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 38 – September 23, 2011

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MedPAC Offers Savings Plan to Offset Cost of SGR Repeal But Physicians Remain Concerned as NCMS Keeps Watch

On Tuesday MedPAC posted draft recommendations aimed at offsetting the budgetary costs of repealing the SGR.

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NCMS Among Organizations Asking Deficit Reduction Committee to Repeal the SGR

The North Carolina Medical Society joined dozens of national and state physician organizations on Thursday in asking the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to include a repeal of the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula in its final legislation.

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NC Medical Board to Continue Discussion on Self-Treatment Position Statement, Moves Forward With Rule

At its September meeting, the North Carolina Medical Board Policy Committee discussed at length its current position statement regarding Self-Treatment and Treatment of Family Members and Others with Whom Significant Emotional Relationships Exist.

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In This Issue

NC Medical Board to Offer Advice to Licensees

NCMS Actively Engaged in Health Information Exchange Developments

CMS ePrescribing Deadline Draws Near

NCMS Working with CCNC to Reach Out to Specialists

Friend-of-the-Court Brief Filed in Florida Supreme Court in Support of Upholding Medical Liability Reform

NCMS Member FYI: Palmetto GBA Now Offering Online Provider Services

Tell Us What You Think: Readership Survey Now Available

Bernstein Dinner and Lecture Set for October 6 in Chapel Hill

UNCSOM Dean Roper to Address the October 12 Durham-Orange County Medical Society Meeting

In the News This Week…

NCMS Photo Contest: The Results Are In

Learning Opportunities Center

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS At Work For You

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Meetings & Events

NC Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
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Fundamental Critical Care Support Course
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NCMS Annual Meeting and House of Delegates
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