Opioid prescribing/CSRS

  • NCMS Board of Directors Considers STOP Act

    At their regular bi-monthly meeting held Saturday, March 18 in Greenville, the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Board of Directors discussed pending legislation before the General Assembly including the STOP […]

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  • Great Turnout for Opioid CME

    Great Turnout for Opioid CME

    Fifty physicians turned out for the opioid prescribing CME in Greenville last Saturday, March 18, offered for free by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) and the Pitt County Medical […]

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  • In the News

    Docs Left in Dark By CMS Over MACRA Compliance Requirements, Modern Healthcare, 3-16-17 HHS Secretary Signals Opening for Anti-Vax Movement, MedPage Today, 3-16-17 Longer Initial Opioid Prescription Ups Risk of […]

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  • Legislative Update: Now You Have the Tools to Be Informed and Take Action Quickly!

    Legislative Update: Now You Have the Tools to Be Informed and Take Action Quickly!

    The General Assembly is beginning to hit its stride with more bills being filed that might affect your practice. The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) tracks them all and keeps […]

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  • In the News

    These 12 Superbugs Pose the Greatest Threat to Human Health, WHO Says, The Washington Post, 2-27-17 New Report Reveals Rising Drug Overdoes Deaths, NEJM Journal Watch, 2-27-17 Overdoses Skyrocket as […]

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  • NC Medical Board Refines Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative Criteria

    The North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB) voted last month to refine how they determine who will be investigated under their Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative (SOPI). Read the proposed rule changes […]

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  • FREE Opioid Prescribing CME in Greenville

    The North Carolina Medical Board established a new CME requirement last year that applies to physicians and physician assistants who prescribe controlled substances of any kind starting July 1, 2017. […]

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  • In the News

    While Others Mull An Exit From the Exchanges, Centene Says It’s ‘Business as Usual,’ Modern Healthcare, 2-7-17 Drugmaker Kaleo Raises Price of Lifesaving Drug By Thousands, Kaiser Health News, 2-7-17 […]

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  • In the News

    HHS Nominee Dr. Tom Price’s 2nd Confirmation Hearing: 5 Things to Know, Becker’s Hospital Review, 1-24-17 Doctors’ Rights to Ask About Guns Not Affected By Health Law Provisions, The New […]

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  • Beware: DEA Will Only Remind You To Renew Once in 2017

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

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