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  • Another Modest Rise for Health Costs, The New York Times, 1/6/14 National health spending grew slowly for the fourth consecutive year, increasing 3.7 percent in 2012 to $2.8 trillion, the […]

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  • Upon review of Governor McCrory’s Medicaid reform proposal released on February 26, CEO and Executive Vice President of the North Carolina Medical Society Robert W. Seligson, MA, MBA, released the […]

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  • The NCMS is fighting to end unfair policies that require doctors to accept credit card payments from insurers.

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  • NC Medicaid EHR Incentive Program – Breaking News

    Until further notice, eligible professionals (EP) and eligible hospitals (EH) participating in the NC Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program may continue to claim an exclusion for the Meaningful […]

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  • CMS Releases Data on Preventive Services

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has reported that more than 25.4 million people covered by Original Medicare received at least one preventive service free during the first […]

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  • In The News

    More Than Half of U.S. Hospitals Aim for ACOs by 2015, Execs Say, 12/17/13, Modern Healthcare Beth Kutscher relates that less than a quarter of providers are expected to have […]

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  • Learning Opportunities

    Movement Disorder Course On behalf of the faculty of the Movement Disorder Review Course, Dr. Cynthia Comella, Professor of Neurology at Rush University, Dr. Rajesh Pahwa, Professor of Neurology at […]

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  • NCMB Website Now Offers CSRS Registration

    Now available 24/7: online registration for the North Carolina Controlled Substances Reporting System (CSRS) through the North Carolina Medical Board’s site.

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  • RAND Study Reveals What Provides Physicians Most Job Satisfaction

    A study recently released by the RAND Corporation has found that being able to provide high-quality care to their patients is the primary reason for job satisfaction among physicians, while obstacles […]

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  • NCTracks Transition Includes Hidden Physician Rate Cut

    Members of the Carteret County Medical Society recently identified a hidden rate cut, which is impacting payment rates on crossover claims where Medicare provides primary coverage and payment.

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