We encourage you to subscribe to the Quality Payment Program Small Practices Newsletter. It is a valuable resource from CMS to help your practice be successful in the Quality Payment Program. This week we bring you selected resources:
"The idea of planning for care through the end of life seems distant and hard to grasp for a lot of us — especially those considered young or without current health conditions. When are we at the end? When we’re diagnosed with cancer? When we’re in the wrong place at the wrong time? “Advance care planning” is similarly vague. In advance of what? Plus, a lot of us assume a doctor or medical team is responsible for planning our care." Aly Lynch, 3/1/2023
NCDHHS Delays Implementation of the NC Medicaid Managed Care Behavioral Health and I/DD Tailored Plans
To ensure nearly 150,000 people seamlessly receive care on day one, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will delay the implementation of the NC Medicaid Managed Care Behavioral Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Tailored Plans. The launch was scheduled for April 1 and is now targeted for Oct. 1, 2023.
Check out this important update From Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Rural Health Clinics and Medicare Shared Savings Program: Free webinar highlighting opportunities
Check out this upcoming webinar on March 7th, make sure to register in advance!
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that all Medicaid providers are recredentialed, a process also referred to as reverification. Since March 2020, CMS has allowed for the suspension of reverification due to the Public Health Emergency (PHE) brought on by COVID-19.
This webinar series is designed to support all Medicaid providers, practice managers, quality improvement professionals, care coordinators and other leaders within your practice to help with the preparation for the launch of Tailored Plan in April of 2023.
Under President Biden’s prescription drug law, drug companies will pay rebates to the federal government for raising prescription drug prices faster than the rate of inflation
From NCTracks: The federal fee for Medicaid enrollment has increased from $630 to $688 for 2023.
NC Medicaid: Changes to Reimbursement Methodology for 340B Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
From NCTracks News and Updates: In accordance with the Pharmacy Clinical Policy, Physician Administered Drug Program (PADP), NC Medicaid will implement changes to the reimbursement methodology for 340B Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) on March 12, 2023.