Bulletin for 9-3-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 37 – September 3, 2010

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URGENT: Oct. 5th Deadline Approaching on UHC Settlement

Physicians have just over one month left to submit claims for a share of a $350 million settlement agreement between United Healthcare and the American Medical Association (AMA). Claims for a share of the settlement must be postmarked by October 5, 2010.

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Focus on Health System Reform: Ban on Physician-Owned Hospitals

One provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that takes effect at the end of this year is the restriction on physician ownership of hospitals in the Medicare program. The health reform law also places major limits on the expansion of existing physician-owned hospitals.

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NCMS Co-Signs Letter Asking US Treasury Secretary to Reject Tax Code Change for Trial Lawyers

The North Carolina Medical Society co-signed a letter sent to US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner this week urging him to reject a rumored shift in tax policy that would allow contingency-fee lawyers to write off litigation expenses.

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In This Issue

CMS Teleconference to Focus on EHRs Development in North Carolina

EHR Certification Bodies Named

Raleigh Spine Clinic Focuses on Quality

Physicians Attend ‘Championing Healthcare Improvement’ Workshop

NC Pharmacy Board Offers Continuing Update on E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances

NCDPH Issues Early Flu Season Advisory

Deadline Approaching: Make Your Hotel Reservations Soon for the NCMS Annual Meeting

Don’t Miss the Practice Managers Luncheon at This Year’s NCMS Annual Meeting!

Very Limited Spaces Available for CSHA Fall 2010 Workshops

Checklist to Help You Get Ready for the 2010 NCMS Annual Meeting

Physician FYI

Staff Rounds: Your NCMS at Work for You

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