Bulletin for March 30, 2012

North Carolina Medical Society - NCMS Bulletin

Volume 63 Issue 13 – March 30, 2012

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NCMS Persuades CMS to Delay Obscure Place-of-Service Coding Requirements

This week the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) contacted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) urging delayed implementation of Transmittal 2407, Revised and Clarified Place of Service (POS) Coding Requirements, which was set to take effect on Monday, April 2, 2012.

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NCMS and Partners Protest a Firestorm of Penalties at CMS

As indicated by the article above and the recent volume of communication with CMS by the NCMS and other organizations, there is tremendous activity underway at CMS resulting in simultaneous implementation of programs and requirements that may result in penalties to medical practices.

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Legislative Summit Unites Medical Community

Last weekend, leaders in the physician community came together to discuss the issues that they will be facing during the upcoming legislative short session and in the future.

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Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Health Care Reform

Just days after the second anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the US Supreme Court heard more than six hours of oral arguments challenging the new law.

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In This Issue

NC HIE Prepares to Launch Portal for Physicians

Eastern NC Members Asked To Help Their Community during April 25 “Doctors on Call” at WITN-TV

NCMS FAQ of the Week: Doctor of the Day

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Take Part in the Physicians Foundation Nationwide Survey

Nominations Open for NCMS John Huske Anderson Award

In the News This Week…

Learning Opportunities Center

NCMS Dues Deductibility Statement

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Meetings & Events

03/31/2012
Nephrology Update 2012: A Case-Based Approach
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04/17/2012
Physician, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum
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04/19/2012
NC Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Meeting
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Phone:
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