House GOP Plan on ACA Draws Controversy

A House Republican plan that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has generated dissension…

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Bowtie Briefing for February 24, 2017 – Legislative Update

Helpful Links: Action Alert - House Bill 36 - Enact Enhanced Access to Eye Care Act Action Alert -…

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First Proposed CMS Rule of Trump Administration

On Feb. 15, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its first proposed rule…

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Optometrists Propose House Bill to Perform Surgical Procedures

House Bill 36, titled  “Amending the Scope of Practice of Optometry in Order to Enhance Access to…

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Bowtie Briefing for Feb. 17, 2017: Update on New Federal Rule; Several Health Care Bills Filed This Week

Helpful links: Read the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization Proposed…

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Medical Marijuana Bill

HB 185 – Legalize Medical Marijuana Primary Sponsors: Rep. Kelly Alexander (D – Mecklenburg), Rep.…

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Right to Life Legislation

HB 163 – Enact Right to Life at Conception Act Primary Sponsor: Rep. Beverly Boswell (R – Dare) If…

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Rights for Mental Health Workers

HB 139 – Mental Health Workers’ Bill of Rights Primary Sponsor: Rep. Larry Bell (D – Duplin) This…

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NCMS' Joint Letter to NC Congressional Delegation

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS), on behalf of its members, businesses, hospitals, health…

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Nurses Seek Legislation to Expand Their Scope of Practice

 HB 88 / SB 73 – Modernize Nursing Practice Act is a broad ranging and dramatic scope of practice…

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