Bulletin for January 20, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 63 Issue 3 – January 20, 2012

Featured Stories

Governor Names Delia Acting DHHS Secretary

Governor Perdue named senior policy advisor Al Delia as Acting Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), following the resignation of Secretary Lanier Cansler last Friday.

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Update: NCMS Accountable Care Task Force

The NCMS Accountable Care Task Force met this week to discuss the progress of several North Carolina entities that are implementing programs to improve quality and bring greater accountability to the practice of medicine.

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Are You Looking for More Information about the ACO Advanced Payment Program?

The AMA and CMS will be holding a call next Monday to help answer your questions about the ACO Advanced Payment program.

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NCMS President Visits NC Medical Board

Robert W. Monteiro, MD, sat in on several important meetings during his visit the NCMB; the Board acted on issues such as the position statement for self-treatment/treatment of family members and the draft rules on continuing medical education.

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In This Issue

Physicians: Mandate for Drug Payments Disclosure Expected Soon

Payor News

AMA Announces Improved Practice Management Center Website

NCMS Member Resource Center FAQ of the Week: Telemedicine

NCMS Member News

Construction Begins on New VA Clinic in Greenville

NC Dermatology Association Convenes

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Learning Opportunities Center

NCMS Dues Deductibility Statement

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Meetings & Events

Second Annual Duke Electrophysiology Summit
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AMA: Advance Payment Program Conference Call with CMS
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NC Safe Surgery Conference
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