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Medicaid Managed Care: Overview of Provider Directory Flow

Apr 7, 2021 1:54:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Nc Health Choice

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The Medicaid and NC Health Choice Provider and Health Plan Lookup Tool provides an online resource for beneficiaries to use while researching and ultimately selecting a health plan and primary care provider (PCP). 

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Medicaid Managed Care: Health Plan Training Resources for Providers

Apr 7, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Webinar

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Are you ready? Don’t wait. Prepare Now. 

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Medical-Legal Partnership: Addressing Social Determinants of Health through Team-Based Care

Apr 6, 2021 7:00:00 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Social Determinants of Health

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team is committed to promote understanding and improve the orientation of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for North Carolinians. In order to support these goals, we will share a publication on SDOH each month on our Practice Support Blog. 

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NC HealthConnex: NC*Notify V4 and V4+ Coming in April

Apr 5, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in NC Healthconnex

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NC*Notify V4 and V4+ are scheduled to be released on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The newest versions of NC*Notify provide subscribers with a host of new features, upgrades, and place of service enhancements. Current NC*Notify subscribers can expect these upgrades to take effect on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 

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Help Your Patients with Emergency Broadband Access Benefit Program

Mar 31, 2021 11:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19

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Some exciting news for your patients without adequate access to the internet! The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (funding expected by late April) lowers the cost for eligible households on a first-come, first-served basis.  

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New TeleHealth Resources Available for Providers and Patients

Mar 31, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19, telehealth

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In response to the increased use and expanded coverage of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic, From Coverage to Care (C2C) has released new resources to support patients and providers in making the most of virtual care.

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Medicaid Managed Care: Eligibility for Newborns

Mar 30, 2021 2:06:24 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, NCDHHS, Pediatric

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On March 18, 2021 NC Department of Health and Human Services posted a factsheet in the Provider Playbook entitled Managed Care Eligibility for Newborns: What Providers Need to Know. Read important highlights below: 

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Medicaid Managed Care: Glidepath Payments

Mar 24, 2021 10:15:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, glidepath

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Effective April 1, 2021, as part of the transition to Medicaid Managed Care, NC Medicaid will offer time-limited payment to practices that have attested into Advanced Medical Home (AMH) Tier 3 if they can demonstrate successful readiness for AMH Tier 3 responsibilities as set out below.   

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NC Division of Health Benefits: Health Equity Payments Initiative

Mar 24, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in NCDHHS, Billing, carolina access, health equity

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On March 19, 2021 the North Carolina Division of Health Benefits posted a bulletin outlining their Health Equity Payment Initiative. To support the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) goals to achieve health equity, NC Medicaid is introducing an enhanced payment to Carolina Access primary care practices serving beneficiaries from areas of the state with high poverty rates. 

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Practice Support Topics: Resources of the Week

Mar 23, 2021 4:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Billing, telehealth, behavioral health

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The Practice Support Team at Northwest AHEC has gathered topics and resources for you for the week. Check them out below. Let us know if you need more information!

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