Be Aware: New Closed Formulary for State Health Plan Patients

As previously reported in your North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Bulletin, the State Health…

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BCBSNC’s Brad Wilson Announces Retirement

Brad Wilson Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina’s (BCBSNC) President and CEO Brad Wilson…

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Update: Prior Authorization Reform Initiative

As reported in the last Bulletin the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) is part of a coalition…

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ICYMI: Judge Blocks Aetna-Humana Merger

On Monday, US District Judge John D. Bates blocked the proposed merger of health insurance…

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ICYMI: NCMS Announces Partnership to Form Medicaid Health Plan

Yesterday the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) announced it is working with the North Carolina…

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DEA Will Only Remind You Once in 2017

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a notice that only one renewal notification…

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North Carolina State Health Plan Moves to a Custom, Closed Formulary for 2017

The North Carolina State Health Plan is transitioning Pharmacy Benefit Managers from Express…

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Changes to BCBSNC Formulary Coverage Coming January 1, 2017

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is spreading the word about changes to their…

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Study Shows Nearly 40 percent of U.S. Physicians Now Employed By Hospitals or Health Systems

A new study prepared by Avalere Health finds the number of physician practices owned by…

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BCBSNC Extends Date for Mid-Level Provider Credentialing

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has extended the deadline for mid-level…

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