Bulletin for June 22, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 63 Issue 25 – June 22, 2012

Featured Stories

Notice of Intent (NOI) for CMS’ Advance Payment ACO Model Due June 29

The NOI deadline is fast approaching for those physicians interested in becoming eligible to apply for the Advance Payment Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Model through CMS.

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No Medicaid Physician Rate Cuts!

Yesterday the NC House and Senate passed the budget for 2013, which barred any further Medicaid provider rate cuts for this fiscal year.

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Primary Care Physicians: Provide Your Feedback on PCMH & Meaningful Use

The NCMS and other partners are interested in getting feedback on primary care physicians’ needs and experience with Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition and achieving Meaningful Use requirements.

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In This Issue

House Health Committee Considers Midwifery Licensure Bill

NC Legislature Expands County Commission Authority Over Local Health Boards

General Assembly Fine-Tunes Workers’ Compensation Act

NC DHHS Reorganizes Medicaid Leadership

E-prescribe before June 30 to Avoid 2013 Payment Penalty

HIPAA Version 5010 Discretion Period Ends June 30

Maintenance for Medicaid Tools Scheduled for June 23

Increase in Emergency Room Violence Calls For Heightened Punishments

Show Off Your Photographic Talent in the Fifth Annual NCMS Photo Contest

Don’t Miss This Year’s Annual Meeting October 26-27

Nominees Sought For NCMS Physician Community Service Award

NCMS FAQ of the Week: Physician Supervision

Nominate an Outstanding Physician Leader for the Harris Award

Quick 2 Minute Survey About NCMS Bulletin

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Learning Opportunities Center

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Meetings & Events

ICD-10-CM Training & Implementation Issues for the Provider Office- Raleigh, NC
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ICD-10-CM Training & Implementation Issues for the Provider Office – Charlotte, NC
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Sports Medicine Symposium hosted by the NC Academy of Family Physicians
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Contact Info

PO Box 27167
Raleigh, NC 27611

1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

1.919.833.2023 FAX

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