Opioid prescribing/CSRS

  • In the News

    ‘Nobody is Immune’: Bracing for Zika’s First Summer in the US, NPR, 6-29-16 US Medical Schools Expand Training to Curb Painkiller Abuse, Associated Press, 6-28-16 Doctors Wrestle With Mixed Messages […]

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  • Bowtie Briefing for June 24, 2016

    Melanie Phelps, JD, Deputy General Counsel at the NCMS, guest hosts today’s Bowtie Briefing, which features a special message from Dr. Randall Williams, NC Deputy Secretary for Health Services and […]

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  • Bowtie Briefing for June 17, 2016

    Guest host Conor Brockett, NCMS Associate General Counsel, offers this week’s Bowtie Briefing, featuring updates on the proposed CON repeal, the opioid antagonist bill and more. More details: General Assembly: […]

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  • Legislative Update: Budget, CON, Naloxone

    North Carolina House and Senate conferees continued their negotiations this week on a final budget in hopes of reaching agreement on a spending plan in time to adjourn by the […]

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  • In the News

    By Sharing Painkillers, Friends and Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic, Kaiser Health News, 6-13-16 Remove Pain As 5th Vital Sign, AMA Urged, MedPage Today, 6-13-16 AMA Seeks to Soothe […]

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  • Bowtie Briefing for June 3, 2016

    Our first guest host shares the legislative and advocacy updates for the week.  

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  • NC Senate Budget Addresses Use of CSRS

    The North Carolina Senate released its proposed budget late Tuesday and various Senate committees started to review the $22 billion spending plan first thing this morning. Review the Senate’s budget […]

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  • In the News

    The Superbug That Doctors Have Been Dreading Just Reached the US, The Washington Post, 5-27-16 CVS Minute Clinics: A Cure for Long Wait Times At Veterans Affairs, Kaiser Health News, […]

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  • Bowtie Briefing for May 27, 2016

    NCMS Director of Legislative Relations, Chip Baggett, covers a fast-moving legislative week, with updates on Medicaid Reform, the budget, elections, and the inaugural M3 Conference.

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  • New Rule on CME on Opioid Abuse Open for Comment

    The North Carolina Medical Board has published its proposed rule to implement the General Assembly’s legislation adopted last year requiring physicians to take CME on the abuse of controlled substances […]

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