End-date of some flexibilities set to sunset March 31 extended to June 30, 2022
Unhealthy alcohol use is the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
Risky drinking is associated with:
- Cancers of the mouth, throat, esophagus, colon, liver and breast
- Liver disease
- Heart Disease
- Injuries and accidents
- Miscarriages / still birth
- Depression and Suicide
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Children's Hospital Association,
You play a crucial role in testing, treating and vaccinating uninsured individuals, or those with limited health care coverage.
While most of the state of North Carolina is currently experiencing low levels of COVID-19, there are counties across our state that are not.
Medicaid and prepaid health plans (PHPs) have identified a trend in claim denials related to taxonomy enrollment and credentialing. As a reminder, the taxonomy submitted on a claim for billing, rendering and attending providers must be a taxonomy for which the provider is enrolled with NC Medicaid.
Have you received funds through HRSA's Provider Relief Fund? News you can use:The Provider Relief Fund reporting portal will close for Reporting Period 2 on Thursday, March 31. Providers who received one or more payments exceeding $10,000 in the aggregate, during the second 'Payment Received Period' must report on their use of funds no later than that date.
On March 1, 2022, The Food and Drug Administration alerted health care providers and the public to three COVID-19 antigen tests that are not authorized or approved for distribution or use in the United States. Due to the potential for false results, FDA said providers should consider retesting patients with an authorized test if these tests were performed less than two weeks ago and they suspect an inaccurate result. (Source: American Hospital Association )
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing three new diagnosis codes into the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) for reporting COVID-19 vaccination status, effective April 1, 2022.