Bulletin for 8-13-2010

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 61 Issue 34 – August 13, 2010

Featured Stories

Proposed Additional Medicaid Cut Unacceptable: Take Action Now

It is our understanding that the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is announcing a new 1.35% rate cut to achieve the $26.6 million dollar reduction outlined in the contingency budget even in light of a windfall in federal funding. Read on to view the NCMS’s reaction and contact your legislator now to share your thoughts on this development.

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NCMS Hosts ACO Summit

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) hosted almost 100 physicians and consultants in Raleigh at the ACO Summit on Saturday, August 7, 2010, to learn more about this emerging model for health care delivery.

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Focus on Health Care Reform: What is the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMI)

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMI) is the new agency responsible for testing and evaluating new payment and service delivery models. This section of the Act provides a good overview of different concepts being considered for the future of health care delivery in this country.

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In This Issue

BCBSNC and NCMS Visit Goldsboro Oncology Practice to Discuss Costs

BCBSNC to Downsize with New Data Entry Contract

Don’t Miss Out on the $350 Million UnitedHealth Settlement

NC Institute of Medicine Convenes Health Reform Workgroups

NCMS Celebrates National Health Center Week with Visit to Piedmont Health Services

EHRs–and U

NCMS Committees At Work

Physician FYI

Staff Rounds

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Meetings & Events

08/20/2010
Carolinas Chapter/American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting
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08/27/2010
NC Spine Society Annual Meeting
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10/08/2010
NC Orthopaedic Annual Meeting
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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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