Practice Support Update Blog

Lara Dickerson Joins the NWAHEC Practice Support Team

Medicaid Managed Care 'Hot Topics'

Children in Foster Care: NC Medicaid Direct or Medicaid Managed Care?

Behavioral Health Reverse Integration Online Series

NC Medicaid Revising and/or End-Dating All Temporary COVID-19 Rate Increases

NCDHHS Making Higher-grade Masks (N-95 and KN-95) Available At No Cost

Hope 4NC and Hope 4Healers Helpline

"NC Medicaid Direct" = Traditional Fee-for-service Medicaid

Using Z-codes to Document Social Determinants of Health

NCDHHS Publishes Summary of Initial Network Adequacy Results for Standard Plans

Happy Holidays from Northwest AHEC

Deadline for EUC Application Closes 12/31/21

Updates and Immunization Site Trainings offered by Pfizer

Extension to NC Medicaid Managed Care Appeals Deadlines

Medicaid Managed Care: New Communication Tools

Don't Forget - Quality & Population Health Webinar TODAY

Do Your Patients Really Understand?

Join In To Celebrate National Influenza Vaccination Week

Social Determinants of Health - More Money Is Being Spent On Patients' Social Needs. Is It Working?

Future Clinician Leaders College Project Work

WEBINAR SERIES: Quality & Population Health

Temporary Provider Rate Increases Extended Through 12/31

Medicaid Communication Access Reimbursement

Highlights of CMS Updates for 2022 Quality Payment Program and Physician Fee Schedule

Check Your Status in NC Tracks

Improving Vaccine Confidence in our Rural Mountains and Foothills in North Carolina, Tennessee, & Virginia: Cultural Understanding and Religion are Key

Social Determinants of Health - Innovations in Care Delivery Article (NEJM Catalyst)

New Features to the Blog!

Register to Attend: COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar for Rural Communities

Back Porch Chat: Medicaid Managed Care Hot Topics

Military and Veteran's Health

New Primary Care Provider Change Request Form for Members in Managed Care Prepaid Health Plans

Grace Clinic of Yadkin Valley Prevents Chronic Disease Through Hepatitis C Screening Program

You Don't Want to Miss the Proof Alliance NC Live Webinar Series 2021

Quality & Population Health Webinar | November 16

Action Checklist and HRSA Resources for Pediatric COVID Vaccines

Get Paid for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach for Medicaid Beneficiaries

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children

Improving Vaccine Confidence in our Rural Mountains and Foothills in North Carolina, Tennessee, & Virginia: Cultural Understanding and Religion are Key

NC Health Workforce Sentinel Network

Questions about NC Medicaid?

Reminder Back Porch Chat: Hot Topics in Medicaid Managed Care

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Carolina Access Practices: New 2 Party Agreement with CCNC needed

NC Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

NCCARE360: Are You Connected?

Back Porch Chat: Hot Topics in Medicaid Managed Care

COVID-19 Provider Relief Funding

Licensing Fees Covered by NCDHHS

Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine: Coding and Reimbursement Updates

Medicaid Managed Care: What Providers Need to Know

Join Us in Recognizing Falls Prevention Awareness Week

COVID-19: Provider Relief Funding Opportunity

QPP APM Incentive Payment

Making the Most out of NC HealthConnex

Federal Vaccine Mandates

Updates from North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

September Chat: Medicaid Managed Care Hot Topics

Provider Relief Fund Post-Payment Reporting and Audits

Medicaid Managed Care WEBINAR SERIES: Quality & Population Health

Fall 2021 Programs Now Open for Registration

Virtual Statewide Primary Care: Quality Forum

Strategies for SUDs in the Primary Care Setting Webinar Series

COVID-19 Vaccine: for Teens and Parents

​NC Population Health Collaborative (NCPHC) Meeting Webinar  ​

Addressing the Social Determinants of Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ensuring Equity, Quality, and Sustainability

​Medicaid Managed Care: Flexibilities Extended for Out of Network Providers  ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: Hardship Advances  ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: Healthy Opportunities Pilots Webinar  ​

Cognitive Assessment and Care Planning

NCAHEC and UNC Prevention Research Center Vaccine Administration Grant   ​

​COVID-19 OSHA Compliance: Do you have a COVID-19 Plan? ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: Back Porch Chat Webinar Series  ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: Provider Payment Issues  ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: Request to Move to NC Medicaid Process  ​

​COVID-19: Stay up-to-date with CDC guidance and resources  ​

Upcoming Events: Hiring Toolkit for North Carolina Medical Practices

Health care providers: Are you talking about the COVID -19 Vaccine with your adult patients?

​Medicaid Managed Care: NCTracks AVRS Updated with PHP information

​Medicaid Managed Care: Claim Submission and Prior Authorization Clarifications

​Medicaid Managed Care: Common Billing Errors

​MMC: Prepaid Health Plan Flexibility for Prior Authorizations During First 60 days after Managed Care Launch  ​

​COVID-19 Vaccine: Update on Vaccination Counseling Code Reimbursement  ​

​NC Medicaid: EHR Incentive Program Deadline  ​

​Back Porch Chat: Hot Topics in Medicaid Transformation Post-Launch

​COVID-19: Temporary Provider Rate Increases and Clinical Policy Changes Extended thru July 31  ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: It’s Here….

​Provider Resource Highlight… Reference Guide: Medicaid Contacts for Beneficiaries  ​

​NC Medicaid: Health Equity Payment Initiative Surveys Due by July 16, 2021  ​

Best Practices in Opioids Prescribing and Management

NC STOP ACT: Mandatory Use of Controlled Substances Reporting System (CSRS) effective July 7, 2021

​Medicare Billing: Medicare Secondary Payer Guidelines

Is it time to retire the term “Social Determinants of Health?”

Upcoming Activity Spotlight

Provider Resource Highlight: NC Psychiatric Access Line (NC-PAL)

10th Annual CNA Challenges & Rewards Conference: Taking Care of Yourself and Your Patients

Falls: Screening, Risk Assessment and Care Planning for Older Patients in the Community

​Medicaid Managed Care: June 17 - Hot Topics with Health Plan Chief Medical Officers Webinar   ​

Health Information Exchange Connection Deadline Extended  ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: Enrollment Update  ​

​MIPS: CMS Opens PY 2021 Hardship Exceptions Applications   ​

​Medicaid Managed Care: Panel Management Fact Sheet Released  ​

​Latest MIPS News… Cost Category Reweighted for PY2020  ​

NC Medicaid Managed Care: What Comes Next Webinar

​​Medicaid Managed Care: How Can You Assist Your Beneficiaries After The Transition

​NC Medicaid Transformation: Health Plan Auto-Enrollment and PCP/AMH Auto-Assignment begin as Open Enrollment Ends on May 21, 2021

Pfizer - BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Expanded to 12-15 Years Old

NCHIEA Teletown Hall - May 26th

Coming Soon: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 12 Years and Older

Webinar for Medicaid Managed Care Advanced Medical Home Program

Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Free and Charitable Clinics in North Carolina

Coming Soon: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 12 Years and Older

Behavioral Health Services in Standard Plans - NC Medicaid Managed Care Hot Topics Webinar

Quality Payment Program: New MIPS Resources

​AMH NC Medicaid Direct/Managed Care PCP Enrollee Report – How to Read & Use Your Enrollee Report

Medicaid Managed Care: Glidepath Payment Reconsideration Process

HOSAR Payment Denials - Medicaid Managed Care

Patient Resources: Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards can now be used online at Publix

COVID-19 Vaccine: New Allocation Process

Provider Data Updates in NCTracks: Medicaid Managed Care

Enduring Material Now Available - 2021 NC Annual STD Update

Preventing Provider Burnout in 2021:Taking Time to Care for Ourselves

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause: What Providers Need To Know

"Choose Your Path" Medicaid Managed Care Beneficiary Education

Draft Quality Strategy - Medicaid Managed Care

Exciting Collaborative Learning Opportunity for State Designated Rural Health Centers

Medicaid Managed Care: Overview of Provider Directory Flow

Medicaid Managed Care: Health Plan Training Resources for Providers

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

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

Help Your Patients with Emergency Broadband Access Benefit Program

New TeleHealth Resources Available for Providers and Patients

Medicaid Managed Care: Eligibility for Newborns

Medicaid Managed Care: Glidepath Payments

NC Division of Health Benefits: Health Equity Payments Initiative

Practice Support Topics: Resources of the Week

What You Need To Know from Medicaid Provider Update

Medicare Reimbursement for COVID Vaccine Nearly Doubles

Medicaid Managed Care: Health Plan "Virtual" Meet & Greets

Volunteer Training for COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Medicaid Managed Care: Virtual Office Hours for Providers

NC HIEA Updates User Access, Privacy and Security Policies

NC Office of Rural Health Remote Patient Monitoring Webinars

Glidepath Payments Attestation Now Live in NCTracks

NC Medicaid Help Center Now Available

New Patient Resources for Medicaid Managed Care Open Enrollment

It's Here: Advanced Medical Home Provider Manual 2.0 Released

Staying Ahead of The Curve - COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Medicaid Managed Care Virtual Office Hours for Providers

Medicaid Managed Care: Fireside Chat Webinar Series in March

Need a little help with the 2021 Evaluation & Management (E/M) Coding Guidelines?

Medicaid Managed Care: Advance Medical Home Webinar Series

Social Determinants of Health: Family Physicians’ Leadership Role

2021 Geriatric Conference: Promoting the Strengths of Today's Older Adult

Continuing Education At Your Leisure - 2021 Practical Pediatrics Conference

Are you a Current Carolina Access (CAII) Provider?

Get CME Credit for Opioid Prescribing and Management

Northwest AHEC Celebrates Black History Month

Patient Resource: COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Patient Resource: Get the SCOOP on Managing Stress

NC DHHS: COVID-19 Support Resources

​Medicaid Managed Care: Advanced Medical Home Tier 3 “Glidepath” Payments

Medicaid Managed Care: Advanced Medical Home Webinar Series

​Medicaid Managed Care: Ensure Your Information Displays Correctly in NC’s Provider Directory

Medicaid: Payment for Healthy Opportunities Screening and Referral

Medicaid Managed Care: A One, Two, Three Checklist for NC Primary Care Providers

​​Social Determinants of Health: Tackling Food Insecurity

Medicaid Managed Care: Resources and Fact Sheets

NCHIEA: Quarterly Audit Process

COVID-19:  NC Medicaid Extends Rate Increase and Policy Changes through March 31, 2021

Medicaid Managed Care: Upcoming Deadline for Provider Contracts

COVID-19 Regional Update

Join This COVID Vaccine Administration Webinar

Medicaid Fireside Chat: Quality, Tracking quality performance, outcomes and expectations

A Special "Thank You" To Our Heart Health Now Practices!

NC Medicaid Managed Care Launch Is July 1, 2021 - Are You Ready?

​NC Medicaid and NC Health Choice COVID-19 Immunization Billing Guidance

2021 Updates to Evaluation and Management (E/M) Guidelines

2021 Medicare Telehealth Coding Updates

QPP Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception Deadline Extended

NC Medicaid Transition to Managed Care Webinar

​QPP SURS Webinar Series: Implications of the Year 5 Final Rule for Solo and Small Group Practices

Upcoming Webinars from NCDHHS and NC AHEC

Join Us for 9th Annual Breastfeeding Forum 2021: Practices for the Future (Clone)

Are You Connected With NCCARE360?

​What do I need to know about the COVID-19 Vaccine Program?

​Office Hours with DHHS to Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

Medicaid Managed Care Provider Updates

Apply for the Keeping Kids Well Fund Initiative Today

Your Response to the NCDHHS Primary Care Preparedness Survey is Important!

NCCARE360 Webinar Series: Focus on Transportation

It's Here! The 2021 QPP Final Rule.

COVID-19 Vaccine: What North Carolina Practices Need to Know

Essential Evidence Plus Tool (Practice Support)

Uninsured patients? No problem! There are funds for testing and treatment of COVID-19 patients without insurance.​

Are you ready for the PY2020 MIPS Reporting?

Connecting to NC HealthConnex (NC HIE)

​​Have you registered for the Medicaid Managed Care Fireside Chat Webinar Series?​

Partnerships for Success - NCCARE360 (Practice Support)

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