Industrial Commission Seeks to Implement Opioid Rules

SB 407 - Employee Misclassification Changes  Primary Sponsors: Sen. Andy Wells (R-Catawba) This…

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Bowtie Briefing for June 30: Session Adjourned

Chip Baggett, NCMS Senior VP for Advocacy and Advancement, provides the final Bowtie Briefing for…

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Legislature Adjourns

The North Carolina legislature adjourned it's long session around 2:00 a.m. this morning. However,…

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STOP Act Seeks to Curb Opioid Poisoning Epidemic

House Bill 243 Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOP) Act Primary House Sponsors: Gregory F.…

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Senate Delays Vote on Health Care Bill; Read the NCMS Position on BCRA

The Senate has decided to postpone its vote on the proposed Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA),…

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Gov. Cooper Urges Use of Common Sense Strategies at Local and National Events Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

National Level: Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis At the first…

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NCMS Hosts Meeting to Address Opioid Epidemic

The NCMS hosted a meeting this week to address the opioid prescribing problem and the emerging…

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NC Medical Board’s Opioid Prescribing CME Requirement Takes Effect 7/1

The North Carolina Medical Board’s (NCMB) new CME requirement for physicians and physician…

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NCMS Board Nominations Close Monday, July 3

Nominate your colleagues for a leadership position on the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)…

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What You Need To Know about the New Medicare Cards Coming in April

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 requires the removal of Social…

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