NCMS Foundation Webinar: Treating Hepatitis C in Patients with Substance Use Disorders

    Register now for the webinar: "Treating Hepatitis C in Patients with Substance Use…

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Political Pulse for June 17, 2022

NCMS CEO/EVP Chip Baggett, JD, dives into the details around three important hot-topic legislative…

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Understanding the STOP Act and What It Means for You

Gov. Roy Cooper signed the STOP Act into law in June 2017. This Act seeks to address the opioid…

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Reminder: DMA’s Prior Approval Criteria for Opioid Analgesics Begins Sunday

Effective this Sunday, Aug. 27, prior approval will be required for opioid analgesic doses for N.C.…

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State Warns of Increase in Cyclospora Infections

North Carolina State Epidemiologist Zack Moore, MD, MPH, recently sent a memo to all North Carolina…

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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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New CDC Director Named

On July 7, US Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, MD, named Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, as…

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CDC Health Advisory: Patients Receiving Eculizumab at High Risk for Invasive Meningococcal Disease

Eculizumab (Soliris®) recipients have a 1,000 to 2,000-fold greater risk of invasive meningococcal…

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Public Health Alert: Increase in Mumps Cases

The NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health issued an alert that…

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NCMS Board of Directors Considers STOP Act

At their regular bi-monthly meeting held Saturday, March 18 in Greenville, the North Carolina…

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