Bulletin for November 16, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 63 Issue 46 – November 16, 2012

Featured Stories

Hearing Officer Finds for BCBSNC in Radiology Policy Dispute

Earlier today a hearing officer issued his decision in the dispute involving BCBSNC’s unilateral implementation of the multiple radiology rate reduction policy.

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Certificate of Need — NC House Committee Prepares to Act

On Thursday, after months of meetings, a House Select Committee charged with examining the current Certificate of Need (CON) system met to begin finalizing recommendations for legislative changes to the law.

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Revised Rule on Expert Witness Fees

The Industrial Commission has adopted a new rule intended to pay physicians, who serve as expert witnesses in deposition for workers’ compensation cases, more quickly and accurately.

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In This Issue

Legislators Discuss Lay Midwifery

AMA Interim Meeting Adopts Guiding Principles for Employed Physicians

Gift of Securities — Positive Impact for You and the NCMS Foundation

Donate Life North Carolina License Plate Supports Organ Donation

Last Day to Register for the NC Get Fit Road Race

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Meetings & Events

The Ninth Annual “One Medicine” Symposium Bugs vs. Drugs
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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 23rd Annual Meeting and Symposium
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NC Psychiatric Association CPT Coding & Practice Management Workshop
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