Opioid Abuse

  • NCMS Morning Rounds 6-21-19

    NCMS Morning Rounds 6-21-19

    Enjoy the Summer Solstice and your Friday NCMS Morning Rounds! June 21, 2019 Another Eastern NC Practice Receives NCMS Disaster Relief Help The Pediatric Center in Wilmington was without power […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 4-18-19

    NCMS Morning Rounds 4-18-19

    Here’s your Thursday NCMS Morning Rounds! Physician Presence at the General Assembly This Week Legislators had plenty of opportunity to hear the physician perspective on a variety of pending health legislation […]

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  • AMA President Calls for Easier Access to MAT

    Barbara L. McAneny, MD, president of the American Medical Association (AMA), yesterday called on state medical societies and physicians throughout the country to push payers to eliminate prior authorization for […]

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  • In the News

    7 In 10 Doctors Report HIT-related Stress, Healthcare Dive, 12-7-18 How Climate Change is Challenging American Health Care, The Atlantic, 12-6-18 Study: Thousands More NC Children Uninsured in 2017, WUNC, […]

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  • Opioid Convictions Legislative Task Force Report

    Opioid Convictions Legislative Task Force Report

    The Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Drug Convictions met on December 3, 2018. Rep. Greg Murphy, MD (R-Pitt) chaired this committee and provided an overview of the committee’s […]

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  • Prescribers Must Check CSRS for Workers’ Comp Cases

    As of Nov. 1, 2018, health care providers are required to review the Controlled Substances Reporting System (CSRS) when prescribing a targeted controlled substance to an injured worker with a […]

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  • Partnership to Train Med Students On Opioid Prescribing

    Thanks to a new federal grant from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, the Governor’s Institute and four North Carolina medical schools are teaming up to improve the way […]

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  • In the News

    Why Doctors Hate Their Computers, The New Yorker, 11-12-18 After Provider Uproar, CMS Steps Back From Major E/M Revamp, Healthcare Dive, 11-2-18 Three Ways To Fight Patient Illiteracy, MedPage Today, […]

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  • Congress Agrees On Legislation To Address Opioid Epidemic

    Last week, the United State House passed H.R. 6, the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act,” by a vote of 393 to 8, and the Senate followed suit, passing H.R. […]

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  • In the News

    Putting Oversize Health Care Costs Upfront — On T-Shirts, Kaiser Health News, 9-26-18 Inside An Emergency Medical Hurricane Shelter, North Carolina Health News, 9-21-18 Do Physicians’ White Coats Matter to […]

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