Medicaid Managed Care Fireside Chat Webinar Series
2021 brings some exciting new changes to the guidelines for evaluation and management services. To reduce the administrative burden, the Evaluation & Management (E/M) documentation guidelines have been updated to provide more flexibility and allow providers to spend more time focusing on patient care and less on documentation and coding. Providers now have new options for documenting and reporting E/M visits.
Advanced Medical Home, a Medicaid Managed Care Webinar Series
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.
Effective January 1, 2021, NC Medicaid and NC Health Choice is temporarily covering Healthy Opportunities screenings to encourage providers to gain capacity for screening Medicaid beneficiaries for unmet health-related resource needs and referring them to appropriate community-based resources, prior to the launch of Medicaid managed care.
Best Practices in Opioids Prescribing and Management Webinars
Subject Matter Experts Cover Topics in Pre-Recorded Lectures
As a family medicine or internal medicine clinician, two of the Northwest AHEC modules within the “Best Practices in Opioid Prescribing and Management” group may suit your continuing education needs and professional interests. Focusing on hospice and geriatric populations and developed by subject matter experts in those fields (Dr. Mark Corbett – Hospice and Dr. Jennifer Gabbard – Geriatrics), these online, on demand modules provide affordable continuing education credits. Check out the other modules too!
NCDHHS Launches New Vaccine Tools
NCDHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD stated the Goal for North Carolina's Vaccine Program is to vaccinate as many people as quickly and equitably as possible, although supplies of the vaccine remains limited.
North Carolinians have new tools to find out if they are eligible to get their vaccine and where to go to receive it.
COVID-19 Community Readiness Toolkit
The Division of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services in partnership with the NCDHHS Historically Marginalized Populations Behavioral Health Workgroup, recently created the COVID-19 Community Readiness Toolkit to connect North Carolinians to resources for a variety of mental health needs including resources for parents engaging in online-school, family-based needs, resources for those within the I/DD community and others.
Notice Date: Feb. 1, 2021