Bulletin for February 10, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 63 Issue 6 – February 10, 2012

Featured Stories

Court Approves Payments to Physicians in Class-Action Lawsuit Against UnitedHealth

Physicians will soon receive long-awaited payments resulting from a hard-fought legal battle against this major health insurance company.

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NC DMA Proceeds with Medicaid RAC Program

North Carolina’s Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) has implemented its Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program, as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

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OIG: Physicians Should Exercise Caution When Reassigning Medicare Payments

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is warning physicians that they may be liable for false claims submitted by entities to which the physicians reassigned their Medicare payments.

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In This Issue

NC Medical Board Revises Position Statement on Self-Treatment

Report: HIEs Make Progress But Barriers Remain

BCBSNC Switching to New Pharmacy Benefits Manager

NCMS Member Resource Center FAQ of the Week: DNR/MOST Order Forms

Medical Mutual’s Risk Assessment Process Earns Recognition from A.M. Best

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Meetings & Events

Continuing Care of Congestive Heart Failure
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POLST Paradigm Conference
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