Political Pulse

Be sure to get the latest legislative news by watching NCMS Director of Legislative Relations Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, summarize the important developments at the NC General Assembly that can impact health care and your practice.

  • Political Pulse for Sept. 17, 2021

    Director of Legislative Relations, Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, highlights some important events in this week’s Political Pulse: today (Sept. 17) is National Physician Suicide Awareness Day. She also shares that […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 9-13-21

    NCMS Morning Rounds 9-13-21

    Happy Monday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds. September 13, 2021 Legislative Update It was a short and relatively uneventful week at the General Assembly last week as budget negotiations continue […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for September 10, 2021

    It was a short and relatively uneventful week at the General Assembly this week as budget negotiations continue and we continue to advocate for our NCMS budget priorities. We expect […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 9-7-21

    NCMS Morning Rounds 9-7-21

    Happy Tuesday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds. September 7, 2021 Legislative Update Thank you to each of you who attended the September 1 advocacy event with US Rep. Greg Murphy, […]

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  • Political Pulse for Sept. 3, 2021

    NCMS Director of Legislative Relations Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, thanks those who attended the Sept. 1st advocacy event with US Rep. Greg Murphy, MD, and NC Rep. Kristin Baker, MD, […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 8-30-21

    NCMS Morning Rounds 8-30-21

    Happy Monday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds. August 30, 2021 Legislative Update We’re still in the budget negotiation process. As mentioned previously, the House and Senate named their conferees—point people […]

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  • Political Pulse for August 27, 2021

    It was a week of slow-moving negotiations on the budget process and of faster action on several healthcare-related bills. NCMS Director of Legislative Relations, Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, shares her […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for Aug. 20, 2021

    This week budget conferees were named. These individuals, who included committee chairs and democratic House members who had voted in favor of the House budget, will continue their negotiations over […]

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  • Political Pulse for August 13, 2021

    The NC House released their budget this week and NCMS Director of Legislative Relations Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, offers the highlights that most impact health care. She also shares what’s […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for Aug. 6, 2021

    HB96–Allow Pharmacists to Administer Injectable Drugs, was heard in the Senate Rules Committee and received a unanimous favorable vote on the Senate floor before being sent back to the House […]

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