Bulletin for 12-16-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 49 – December 16, 2011

Featured Stories

NCMS Intervenes to Address Medicare Denials for New Patient Visits

The NCMS is working with Palmetto GBA, the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for North Carolina, to correct a problem with claims for new Medicare patient visits.

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Federal Rule Will Conceal Investigative Inquiries Using Physician Database

Effective December 23, 2011, physicians will no longer receive notification when someone seeks information for an investigation from the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).

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Congress Expected to Vote Today on Spending Measure that Includes Medicare Physician Reimbursement

The US House and Senate are expected to vote today on a $1 trillion interim spending package that was crafted last night by the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

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In This Issue

Public Payor News

Strong Response Indicated for End of Life Survey

Celebrate the Holidays with a “Seasons Greetings” Gift to the NCMS Foundation!

Thank You for Your Referral: NCMS Members Recruiting Members

Registration Now Available for the 2012 NC OBGYN Society Annual Meeting

NCMS Dues Deductibility Statement

In the News This Week…

Learning Opportunities Center

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Meetings & Events

01/13/2012
2012 NC Dermatology Annual Meeting
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01/25/2012
NC Safe Surgery Conference
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02/04/2012
2012 NC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons: CodeQuest
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Contact Info

Address:
PO Box 27167
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone:
1.919.833.3836
1.800.722.1350 (NC only)

Fax:
1.919.833.2023 FAX

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