Bulletin for February 3, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 63 Issue 5 – February 3, 2012

Featured Stories

New Webpage Helps Physicians Navigate Changes in Workers’ Compensation

To help physicians and their practices understand and adjust to these changes, the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) has created a new webpage, Workers’ Comp: Information for Physicians.

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What You Need to Know about Medical Audits

The Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI), in collaboration with NCMS and other state medical associations, has developed a new resource to help physicians avoid and respond to audits and financial reviews conducted by Medicare, Medicaid and private payers.

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CMS to Continue Current Policy Not to Extend EMTALA to Inpatients

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says it will continue its current policy that the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) does not extend to inpatients or to the transfer of inpatients to hospitals with specialized capabilities.

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In This Issue

YouTube Videos Call for Permanent SGR Fix, Not More Patches

What you Need to Know About the 2012 Medicare eRx Program

NCMS Foundation to Hold Meaningful Use Webinar for Specialists

NCMS Member Resource Center FAQ of the Week: Cash Clinics

State Health Directors Honor NCHA President

Physician Groups Push to Strengthen NC’s Indoor Tanning Law

Keep Your Heart Healthy for American Heart Month

DPH: Norovirus Infections Spreading Widely Across North Carolina

In the News This Week…

Learning Opportunities Center

NCMS Due Deductibility Statement

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Webinar: Blue Quality Physicians Program and Patient Centered Medical Home
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Continuing Care of Congestive Heart Failure
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Contact Info

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Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

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