NCMS Legislative Update, TOMORROW, Thursday, April 16, noon- 1p.m. Join Jennifer Gasperini, NCMS Director of Health Policy, for this free webinar in which she will discuss the latest updates on Medicaid reform and other legislative issues being discussed by the North Carolina General Assembly in the 2015 long session. You must register here to attend.

How to Register for the PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option in 2015, TOMORROW, Thursday, April 16, 1:30-3 p.m. This Medicare Learning Network (MLN) National Provider Call provides a walkthrough of the Physician Value (PV) – Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Registration System, an application serving the Value Modifier (VM) and PQRS programs. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. To register, visit MLN Connects® Upcoming Calls.

MAHEC’s Spring CE offerings:
February 19th – May 28:   “MAHEC Motivational Interviewing for Health Care”
April 30: “Finding Stability: Management to Live Better with  Parkinson Disease or  Essential Tremor”
May 6-8:  MAHEC Women’s Recovery Conference”  
May 8: “Healthcare Express Track”  
May 12:  “You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t – A Unique Documentary About Living with Alzheimer’s and Post-Film Panel Discussion”
Save-the-Dates: June 3-6: “Southeast Pain Symposium”

ICD-10 classes for small rural practices offered by CMS for those physicians and practice managers who need a “jump start” to prepare for the October 2015 implementation of ICD-10. The remaining in-person classes offered in North Carolina are both on Wednesday, April 22 in Fayetteville from either noon to 2p.m. or 5 to 7 p.m. Register for the afternoon class here; the evening class here. The classes are free.

Review of Systems: A Practice Workshop, April 25, 2015 at the McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC is presented by the NC Psychiatric Association. This one-day workshop will focus on practice management issues and important policy updates that will improve your bottom line. 6.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ More information and register here.

Cleveland Clinic Florida’s 6th Annual Internal Medicine Review Board
Cleveland Clinic Florida would like to assist Internal Medicine physicians and residents who are preparing to take their boards.  They will be able take their boards with confidence by attending the 6th Annual Internal Medicine Board Review from May 30, 2015 – June 3, 2015 at the DoubleTree by Hilton  in Sunrise, Florida. More info.

Save the date — June 12, 2015, for Go SIMple, an opportunity to learn about the hottest trends in simulation education from experts. The training session will be held at Campbell University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lillington, NC.