NCMS Update

  • Happy (Re)New Year!

    Happy (Re)New Year!

    If you haven’t renewed your NCMS membership, now is the time to do so!

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  • NCMS Holiday Hours

    NCMS Holiday Hours

    We will be closed from December 26 through January 2.

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  • DEA Will Only Remind You Once in 2017

    The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a notice that only one renewal notification will be sent to each registrant beginning January 1, 2017. All physicians who are registered […]

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  • NCMS Update: June 4, 2015

    NCMS Update: June 4, 2015

    NCMS Leadership College at the Legislature: The NCMS Leadership College Class of 2015 spent yesterday meeting with lawmakers and observing what goes on at the North Carolina General Assembly as […]

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  • NCMS Update: June 2, 2015

    NCMS Update: June 2, 2015

    If you’re an ‘early adopter’ Apparently the new Apple Watch has several apps just for physicians and PAs. Check them out. The reviews of the apps were written by Iltifat […]

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  • NCMS Update: June 1, 2015

    NCMS Update: June 1, 2015

    Acronym du jour: Here’s a fun one — PECOS. That stands for Medicare Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System. For pages of more acronyms explaining the PECOS system and provider […]

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  • NCMS Update: May 21, 2015

    NCMS Update: May 21, 2015

    Teen Skin Cancer Prevention Act Is Now the Law:  Governor McCrory signed the hard-won Jim Fulghum Teen Skin Cancer Prevention Act into law today at the Executive Mansion with the […]

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  • NCMS Update: May 15, 2015

    NCMS Update: May 15, 2015

    The House has released parts of its budget proposal: The state’s news media have been reporting on the portions of the House budget released thus far. NCMS staff in a […]

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  • NCMS Update: May 14, 2015

    NCMS Update: May 14, 2015

      Acronym du jour: MACRA This is a new one to add to your collection. We could say it replaces SGR (sustainable growth rate) since it is the abbreviation for […]

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  • NCMS Update: May 11, 2015

    NCMS Update: May 11, 2015

      Watch what you call that disease: In naming infectious diseases, the World Health Organization (WHO) would like to be more sensitive. Read their view on the issue. North Carolina […]

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