Bulletin for 2-11-2011

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 62 Issue 6 – February 11, 2011

Featured Stories

State Lawmakers Work on Closing the Budget Gap and Jobs; Senate Committee Takes up SB 33 on Tuesday

The workload and pace increased in the General Assembly this week as legislators continued to focus on closing the budget gap.

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NCMS Leaders Gain Insight into Health System Reform During AMA Advocacy Conference

NCMS President John R. Mangum, MD, talked with members of the North Carolina Congressional Delegation during the AMA Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. this week.

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CMS Delays Implementation Date for Medicaid RAC Audit Program

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has determined that States will not be required to implement their Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) programs by the proposed April 1, 2011 date.

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CMS Reprocessing Claims Affected by Affordable Care Act and 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Changes

CIGNA Government Services (CGS) has informed North Carolina Medicare physicians and other providers that CMS is reprocessing claims that were affected by retroactive provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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In This Issue

Medicaid Registration Process for NC EHR Incentives

Physicians: What Are Your Biggest Administrative Burdens?

CCNC Partnership with State Health Plan Could Lead to Statewide Community-Based Model

Widespread Flu Activity Prompts Hospitals to Restrict Visitors

NCMS Opposes Rule That Would Equate Medical School and Chiropractic School

AccessTLC Provides Opportunity for Physicians to Assess Lung Cancer Diagnosis/Treatment Knowledge

Medical Community Remembers Civil Rights Advocate George Evans, MD

NCMS Sports Medicine Committee Consultant To Be Inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame

ECU Physician to Chair Care Share Health Alliance

2011 NCMS Leadership College Class Attends Winter Session

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Meetings & Events

02/17/2011
Training Your Staff on an EHR – Webinar
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02/18/2011
NC Neurological Society Annual Meeting
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02/19/2011
Palliative Care Symposium – Fayetteville, NC
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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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