ALERT: Medicaid To Require Prior Approval for Some Opioid Dosing Beginning Aug. 27

Be aware that beginning Aug. 27, NCTracks will require prior approval for opioid analgesic doses…

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Are You Eligible for a Quality Payment Program Hardship Exemption?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP) Hardship…

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A Cautionary Tale: Know the Process for Medicare Quality of Care Complaints

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Solution Center recently received a call from a member…

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Updated Medicaid Reimbursement for Vaccines and Contraceptives May Come This Summer

Primary care physicians and obstetricians-gynecologists received some promising news recently. The…

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Federal Health Care News Round-Up

North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) CEO Robert W. Seligson has been monitoring the health care…

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Do You Need to Participate in MIPS? Do You Know What MIPS Is?

The answers to these pressing questions are available through a new interactive tool on the Centers…

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Registration Open for Summer Quality Improvement Workshop

The next in the series of workshops presented by the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium and…

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Quick Action Limits Another Medicaid Rate Cut and Recoupment

Immediate action by the North Carolina Pediatric Society and the North Carolina Medical Society…

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Did You Know NC DMA Gets Policy Advice From Physicians?

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has a non-profit advisory body…

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Organized Medicine Challenged Insurance Mega-Mergers and Won

On April 28, a federal appeals court upheld the lower court’s ruling to block industry giant…

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