Bulletin for September 14, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 63 Issue 37 – September 14, 2012

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NCMS Joins Other Medical Societies in Urging Congress to Nullify 2 percent Medicare Sequester

The North Carolina Medical Society has joined over 100 other state and specialty medical societies in a letter calling on Congress to nullify the two percent Medicare cut required under the Budget Control Act of 2011.

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Rule Permitting Unsupervised Midwifery Expires

The Emergency Rule adopted by the Midwifery Joint Committee last June that allowed Certified Nurse Midwives to practice without physician supervision following an “unexpected” termination of a collaborative practice agreement, expired August 31, ending the modification it put in place on June 18.

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NCMS Foundation Awarded $100,000 to Help Doctors Improve the Healthcare Experience for Patients and Control Costs

The North Carolina Medical Society Foundation has received a $100,000 grant from The Physicians Foundation, which will assist with funding of the Toward Accountable Care Consortium and Initiative.

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In This Issue

CCNC Speaks to Specialty Societies at NCMS Board Meeting

90-day Medicare EHR Reporting Period Begins October 3

ICD-10 Reference Manual and Coding Guidelines Updated for 2013

NCQA Releases PCMH Educational Video for Primary Care Practices

NCMS CEO Addresses Healthcare Challenges on NC SPIN Broadcast

On the Road with Your NCMS Political Action Committee

NC PATH Expo to Help Practices Become Healthy and Profitable

Quick Survey Can Win You a Night Out on the Town; Winner to be Announced at 2012 NCMS Annual Meeting

NCMS Staff Member Elected As Representative to NCHICA

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Meetings & Events

Physician Practice Survival Conference
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NC Pediatric Society 2012 Annual Meeting
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2012 NC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting
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