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Community Health Worker Advanced Medical Home Integration Learning Collaborative Now Recruiting Regional Teams!

Feb 3, 2023 8:09:47 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Community, health equity

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Deadline is 2/10, so apply quickly!

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Upcoming Activity Spotlight - Mark Your Calendar!

Feb 2, 2023 8:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Webinar, continuing education series, online learning

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We hope you will enjoy this selection of activities coming up from Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME). Join us for some upcoming activities!

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In Case You Missed It.....

Feb 1, 2023 2:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, practice management

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Journey to Modernization: Provider Data Management/Credentialing Verification Organization Overview - A New Enrollment & Credentialing Solution

Learn a simpler way for Medicaid providers to participate in NC's Medicaid Program. (Session offers time for Q&A)

February 9, 2023 @ 5:30 PM

Register here for this webinar.

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NC Health Choice is moving to Medicaid

Jan 31, 2023 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, practice management

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On April 1, 2023, beneficiaries currently receiving NC Health Choice coverage will move to NC Medicaid.

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Reminder for NC Medicaid Providers

Jan 25, 2023 2:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, practice management

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Provider Data Management (PDM)/Credentialing Verification Organization (CVO) Overview - A New Enrollment & Credentialing Solution.

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Highlighted Resource: Food Insecurity - You Can’t Know It’s a Problem Unless You Ask

Jan 23, 2023 2:07:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Social Determinants of Health, Quality Improvement, Community

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While access to food is an important factor in a patient's health, it can be difficult to understand when it is affecting their patients.

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NC makes the top ten......for Human Trafficking

Jan 19, 2023 8:35:26 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, LGBTQ, foster care, human trafficking

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In 2020, 260 cases of trafficking were reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, ranking North Carolina No. 9 among the 50 states in cases reported. However, because human trafficking is a crime which hides in the shadows, the true number of cases in North Carolina is likely much higher. 

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Public Health Emergency Extended

Jan 17, 2023 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19, public health emergency

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On January 11, 2023, US Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra renewed the determination that a public health emergency exists due to COVID - 19. Officials have promised a 60 day notice if they do not plan to renew the emergency, so this news was expected. 
 
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No waiver? No problem!

Jan 17, 2023 8:19:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, opioid use disorder

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 The Drug Enforcement Administration sent a letter to all registrants to notify them that effective December 29, 2022, Congress eliminated the "DATA-Waiver Program".
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Highlighted Resource: Trends in Clinician Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jan 10, 2023 2:15:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19, burnout

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What are the most important factors that have increased or decreased burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic? A recent JAMA study and corresponding Advisory Board article discuss this question, reporting on survey results that clinicians shared regarding factors such as chaos, work control, EHRs, feeling valued, and others.

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