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.

  • NCMS Morning Rounds 10-25-21

    NCMS Morning Rounds 10-25-21

    Happy Monday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds! October 25, 2021 NCMS Legislative Update There’s not much to report from the legislature this week. We’re still in the negotiation process between […]

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  • Political Pulse for October 22, 2021

    Political Pulse for October 22, 2021

    Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, doesn’t have too much to report from the legislature this week, but she does have an important announcement to share. Watch this week’s Political Pulse for […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds for Oct. 15, 2021

    While the NC House and NC Senate have an agreed upon budget document, which has not been made public, negotiations are ongoing with Governor Roy Cooper to finalize a state […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 10-11-21

    NCMS Morning Rounds 10-11-21

    Welcome to a new week of NCMS Morning Rounds. October 11, 2021 NCMS Legislative Update The focus this week at the General Assembly was an energy bill moving through committee […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for Oct. 8, 2021

    The focus this week at the General Assembly was an energy bill moving through committee while budget negotiations continue between legislators and the Governor. We may see a final spending […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for October 1, 2021

    Finally, we’ve reached the last step in the state budgeting process and hope to have a final product by mid-October. The NC House and Senate reached an agreement and are […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 9-27-21

    NCMS Morning Rounds 9-27-21

    Happy Monday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds. September 27, 2021 Legislative Update Last week, NCMS Director of Legislative Relations Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, welcomes NC Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenoir) to […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for Sept. 24, 2021

    This week, NCMS Director of Legislative Relations Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, welcomes NC Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenoir) to discuss SB257 — Medication Cost Transparency Act, which regulates pharmacy benefit managers […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 9-20-21

    NCMS Morning Rounds 9-20-21

    Happy Monday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds. September 20, 2021 Legislative Update The House and Senate budget conferees are continuing to negotiate. We are hearing an agreement has been reached […]

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  • 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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