Practice Support Update Blog

Monkeypox: Information session hosted by CDC and HRSA

NC Medicaid Tailored Plans: News You Can Use

Collecting SOGI data: Resources for your practice

Medicaid: Some policies permanent, others sunsetting June 30th

Cigna claims: New requirement when submitting claims that include one or more office - based minor procedures

Registration is Open!

Healthcare Workforce Challenges?

Medicaid Managed Care June 2022 Webinars

NC Medicaid Managed Care: Contracting with Tailored Plans

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available!

Medicaid Managed Care Webinar:  Providing Care Access for Children and Youth in Foster Care

CMS Updates to Coding for Chronic Care Management

Discrimination in the United States: Experiences of LGBTQ Community

Health Systems Can and Must Do More to Address Health Disparities

Building Upon Success - Best Practices in Opioids Prescribing and Management Webinars

Forsyth Regional Community Crisis Resource Guide

Infant and Specialty Formula Shortage Update

Save the Date for the 2nd Annual Statewide Quality Forum

Quality Payment Program (QPP) Update for Small Practices

Affordable Connectivity Program Lowers Cost of Broadband Services for Eligible Households

Provider Relief Fund Late Reporting Deadline 5/13

Health, not just 'healthcare'

Medicaid Managed Care | May 2022 Webinars

Unsure of what the 'No Surprise Act' means for you?

COVID-19: Updates from NC DHHS

Medicare Payment Adjustments

You are invited!

Important FAQs and Facts about NC Tracks

NC Medicaid: New Preferred Drug List Formulary

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC Experiencing Provider Enrollment Delays

Back Porch Chat: Medicaid Managed Care Hot Topics

Role of hospitals in addressing social determinants of health: A groundwater approach

COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Calculator

Postpartum Coverage Extended to 12 Months for NC Medicaid Beneficiaries

Extension of NC State of Emergency Temporary Flexibilities

April 7th: National Alcohol Screening Day

Child Mental Health in Primary Care: Free Consultation

Participate in Medicaid Quality Improvement Work with NC AHEC!

HRSA's COVID Uninsured Program and Coverage Assistance Funds: Important News

COVID-19: Know Your Community Level

Curious about Value-Added Services in the Pre-paid Health Plans?

Taxonomy Enrollment Requirement Reminders for Claim Payment

Provider Relief Fund Deadline Approaching

Fireside Chat: Medicaid Managed Care Hot Topics Thursday March 17, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

FDA Issues Alerts for Three COVID Antigen Tests

New ICD-10 Codes to Document COVID-19 Vaccination Status

2022 MIPS Promoting Interoperability Webinar

NC Medicaid PHP Healthy Blue adds 'Known Issues' bulletin to website

Earn CME in 15 minutes!

It's Easy and Free to Connect with NCCARE360

Lifeline: A Program to help your low-income patients access services like Telehealth

New monoclonal antibody therapy receives EUA for treatment of COVID-19

Are your providers registered with NCDAVE? Electronic Death Certification effective March 1, 2022

Nursing Needs YOU! NC AHEC RN Refresher Program.

NC State Health Plan Payment Delays Expected to Normalize Within the Next 30 Days

News You Can Use: Pre-paid Health Plan Insurance Plan ID numbers

Free Lunch and Learn Financial Stability: A Primer for Practice Managers

Free at-home COVID-19 tests available

Live, (no-cost) Webinars from UNC Lineberger Cancer Network

Clinical Corner: Microlearning Series from Northwest AHEC

Medicaid Managed Care | February Webinars

NC Matters: An important FREE resource for Primary Care Providers

NCMGMA to hold Master Class for Practice Leaders March 17, 18 at Graylyn Estate in Winston Salem

Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 Payments Released

Statewide standing orders rescinded for ineffective monoclonal antibodies

Physician Fee Schedule includes values for new CPT codes

Blue Cross / Blue Shield of NC Reverses Decision on 99050 and 99051 Reimbursement

Need MOC IV Credit? NC AHEC Practice Support Can Help!

Medicaid Managed Care WEBINAR SERIES: Quality & Population Health

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

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