Bulletins

The weekly e-newsletter of the North Carolina Medical Society

  • BCBS Security Breach

    Physicians contracting with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) plans, who use their Social Security number as their Tax ID number, should be aware that their personal information was likely on a laptop computer that was stolen from a BCBS Association employee’s car. Each affected physician should have received a letter from BCBS addressing the breach.

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  • HOD Hears Report on Medicaid Budget Cuts and Acts on Reports and Resolutions

    The NCMS House of Delegates considered ten Reports (A-I) and 20 Resolutions during the 2009 NCMS Annual Meeting in Raleigh last weekend.  A summary of HOD actions will appear in […]

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  • Federal and State Representatives Address NCMS PAC Members

    The NCMS PAC Member Appreciation Luncheon was held last weekend in conjunction with the NCMS Annual meeting. The group was honored to hear from United States Senator Richard Burr, North […]

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  • NCMS HOD Elects New Officers and Board Members

    Rutherfordton, NC physician Douglas D. Sheets, MD, was installed as President of the North Carolina Medical Society on Saturday, October 31, during the NCMS 2009 Annual Meeting in Raleigh.  Dr. […]

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  • NCMS Awards Part of 2009 Inauguration Ceremony

    Four NCMS awards were presented during the Inauguration Ceremony for NCMS President Douglas D. Sheets, MD, on Saturday night in Raleigh.  2009 award recipients were: Michael L. Barringer, MD, of […]

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  • Community Practitioner Program: 20 Years and Growing!

    More than a hundred physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, supporters and partnership representatives turned out for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Community Practitioner Program (CPP) in Raleigh on October […]

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  • H1N1 Vaccine Continues to Trickle into NC

    More doses of H1N1 vaccine were expected to arrive on Thursday, according to state public health officials who participated in a statewide H1N1 briefing on Tuesday.  About 115, 000 doses […]

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  • Photo Contest Winner Named

    Photo Contest Winner Named

      Many thanks to the more than 200 individuals who voted on the top 13 pictures from this year’s photo contest.  The winning image above, “Harvest Moon over Blue Ridge” […]

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  • Bulletin for 10-29-2009

    Bulletin for 10-29-2009

    Volume 60 Issue 50 10-29-2009 Featured Stories Community Practitioner Program Celebrates 20 Years of Success On Friday, the NCMS Community Practitioner Program (CPP) will officially celebrate its 20th Anniversary at […]

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  • Community Practitioner Program Celebrates 20 Years of Success

    On Friday, the NCMS Community Practitioner Program (CPP) will officially celebrate its 20th Anniversary at the Raleigh Marriott City Center Hotel. Current and past CPP providers will join supporters and representatives of CPP Partnerships in celebrating and renewing the program’s goal of providing access to quality medical care to economically distressed and medically underserved communities in North Carolina.

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