While behavior is an important component of health, promoting healthy behaviors requires going beyond individual choices to address context and background.
The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team is committed to promote understanding and improve the orientation of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for North Carolinians. In order to support these goals, we will share a publication on SDOH each month on our Practice Support Blog.
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.
Northwest AHEC is committed helping control the spread of COVID-19, and would like to keep you informed about how to protect yourself and others. The best way to prevent infection is to continue to practice social distancing, handwashing and wearing a mask at all times. When available, the vaccine will add an important preventive measure. We have some updates below on how to get scheduled for the COVID-19 Vaccine.
The AHEC Digital Library is also pleased to offer free access for all ADL users to Essential Evidence Plus, an evidence-based point-of-care tool, during a three month trial period.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) issued guidance for Provider and Health Plan contract deadlines for inclusion in open enrollment and auto-enrollment as part of North Carolina’s transition to Medicaid Managed Care.
Provider contracts must be signed and mailed to health plan by:
- Feb. 1, 2021, for inclusion in open enrollment, and
- April 12, 2021, for inclusion in auto-enrollment.