Practice Support Update Blog

NCTracks: Important Changes Coming

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

Upcoming Activity Spotlight - Mark Your Calendar!

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NC Health Choice is moving to Medicaid

Reminder for NC Medicaid Providers

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

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

Public Health Emergency Extended

No waiver? No problem!

Highlighted Resource: Trends in Clinician Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Save the Date for Medicaid Managed Care Fireside Chat (and other webinars on special topics)!

Colorectal Cancer Screening Reimbursement Changes for 2023

Highlighted Resource: Telemedicine Rollbacks

It's that time again! Reporting portal open for HRSA Provider Relief Fund Payment Reporting in 2023

2023 Physician Fee Schedule Update: On-Demand Webinar Now Available

Free COVID tests kits available again!

Will your electronic health record meet requirements for MIPS in 2023?

New Collaborative Care Model Trainings Released

Hiring Toolkit for Medical Practices in NC

Important news from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Highlighted Resource: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV)

Are you afraid of your patients, parents, or their caregivers?

The second session of NC AHEC Practice Management Academy Bootcamp now open for registrations!

Enhanced Medical Home Payments for Advanced Medical Homes Serving Members Eligible for Tailored Care Management

Do you routinely ask your patients if they have served in the military?

Medicaid Managed Care Fireside Chat Nov. 17th: Tailored Plan 101: Ready, Set, Launch!

Starting Soon! Adult Psychiatry Free CME/CE Learning Community

Letters going out to Medicaid Direct beneficiaries eligible for Tailored Care Management

Clinical Corner: FREE Online Microlearning

Highlighted Resource: Long COVID Symptom Clusters Persisting After Symptomatic COVID-19

Social Determinants of Health - Healthy People 2030

Update from BCBS on Evaluation and Management Related Services Recoupment

United Health Care Medicaid Quality and Health Equity Care Gap Incentives Increased

Public Health Emergency Declaration Extended through January 11, 2023

Fee Schedule and Covered Codes Webpage Coming in November

NC DHHS delays implementation of Tailored Plans until April 1, 2023

Blue Cross NC Reimbursement Policy for Consultation Codes: UPDATE

NCTracks to Receive ACA Site Visit Information Automatically

Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity

Please join us in celebration of rural health nursing!

Carefully check status of all providers in QPP and PECOS!

The Collaborative Care Model: An Evidence-Based Approach for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care Settings

Is Your Organization Using the Security Risk Assessment Tool?

Panel Management for Advanced Medical Homes in Standard Plans

September is Recovery Month

Medicaid Managed Care Back Porch Chat: Tailored Plan 101: Ready, Set, Launch!

Highlighted Resource: Helping Young Children and Parents Transition Back to School

Questions about behavioral health in children or adolescents? Call NC-PAL!

Are your providers registered with NCDAVE? Electronic Death Certification Requirement

Ethics of Perinatal Care for Black Women: Dismantling the Structural Racism in “Mother Blame” Narratives

Still undecided about contracting with Tailored Plans? Projected Panel data by practice available now!

Highlighted Resource for August 15, 2022: Monkeypox Resources

CDC Releases New Guidance for Minimizing Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals, Communities, and Health Systems

Medicaid Managed Care Back Porch Chat: Tailored Plan 101: Ready, Set, Launch!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

Announcing the NC AHEC Practice Management Academy!

You're Invited: Carolina Complete Health and Partners Health Management Info Session

CDC Issues 'Dear Colleague' Message About Monkeypox

CMS wants to hear from you!

NC Medicaid Managed Care: Tailored Plans

Monkeypox Update for Providers

Highlighted Resource: Putting Health Behaviors in Context in North Carolina

Tailored Care Management: Learn more at upcoming Tele Town Hall event!

It's that time again! Reporting portal open for HRSA Provider Relief Fund Payment Reporting

New 988 Suicide Help Line Goes Nationwide on July 16, 2022

Medicaid Managed Care Back Porch Chat: Tailored Plan 101: Ready, Set, Launch Series

No Surprise Act: CMS Webinar July 13

What Do You Think About Value-Based Contracting?

Submit a Nomination for Practice of the Year Award

MIPS Promoting Interoperability: The SAFER Guide Measure

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

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