Bulletin for June 29, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

volume 63_ issue 26_June_29_2012

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Supreme Court Upholds Mandate, Limits Medicaid Expansion

On Thursday, the US Supreme Court announced its long-anticipated decision in a series of cases challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

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Budget Veto Expected This Afternoon

Lawmakers spent the week trading messages with Governor Bev Perdue regarding the $20.1 billion state budget awaiting the Governor’s signature or veto. Read on for budget updates.

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Legislation on Pathological Materials Defeated

As the 2012 session of the North Carolina General Assembly draws to a close, legislators considered reviving a bill that drastically alters the way physicians and hospitals are to release pathological materials to the public.

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Pharmacists Seek Scope Expansion

This week the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists fought for the House Committee on Health and Human Services (HHS) to hear debate on SB 246, a bill that would greatly expand the role of pharmacists in our state.

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In This Issue

NC General Assembly Prepares for Close of Session

Primary Care Physicians: How’s Your Experience With PCMH & Meaningful Use?

Today is the Last Day to Submit Notice of Intent for CMS’ Advance Payment ACO Model

NCMS Comments on Rule Permitting Unsupervised Nurse Midwifery

HIPAA Version 5010 Discretion Period Ends Tomorrow

Physicians Have Until Tomorrow to E-prescribe Before 2013 Payment Penalty is Implemented

NCMS PAC Road Shows Coming This September

NC Residency Programs Can Join the NCMS for Free

NCMS House of Delegates to Conduct Online Reference Committees

Last Chance to Register for 2012 Sports Medicine Symposium

Two Weeks Left to Register for NCDA 2012 Summer Meeting

Nominations for NCMS Awards Due July 1

Did you Know…Chip Baggett is at Work for you!

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Meetings & Events

Sports Medicine Symposium hosted by the NC Academy of Family Physicians
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NC Dermatology Association Summer Meeting
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2012 NC/SC Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Assembly
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