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Social Determinants of Health - Healthy People 2030

Nov 2, 2022 10:25:09 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Social Determinants of Health

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team supports social, physical, and economic environments which promote attaining the full potential of health and well-being for all. This blog segment highlights impactful publications which promote improved health outcomes through Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) each month.

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Update from BCBS on Evaluation and Management Related Services Recoupment

Oct 20, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in BCBS

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Read the full write up on the blog this week!

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

Oct 19, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, Preventive Care

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United Health Care Community Plan 2022 CP-PCPi care gap and health equity closure rates are tripling between October 1 and December 31, 2022!

 

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Public Health Emergency Declaration Extended through January 11, 2023

Oct 19, 2022 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, telehealth, public health emergency

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The Secretary of Health and Human Services has declared and extended a public health emergency (PHE) related to the COVID-19 pandemic since January 27, 2020.

  • The secretary must issue a PHE renewal every 90 days
  • Many waivers and policy implementation dates are tied to the expiration of the COVID-19 PHE. 
  • HHS has reiterated its intent to provide states with a 60-day notice prior to the expiration of the PHE

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Fee Schedule and Covered Codes Webpage Coming in November

Oct 18, 2022 11:39:32 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, reimbursement, practice management

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Effective Nov. 3, 2022, all fee schedules currently listed on the NC Medicaid website will be moved to a new fee schedule and covered code website available to the public. The new website offers enhanced search options for fee schedules, covered procedure codes and covered revenue code data.

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

Oct 13, 2022 7:45:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Tailored Plans

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To ensure beneficiaries can seamlessly receive care on day one, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) will delay the implementation of the NC Medicaid Managed Care Behavioral Health and Intellectual/ Developmental Disabilities Tailored Plans (Tailored Plans) until April 1, 2023.

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Blue Cross NC Reimbursement Policy for Consultation Codes: UPDATE

Oct 12, 2022 4:24:18 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in reimbursement, practice management

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From Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina:

Beginning November 1, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) will not allow separate reimbursement for office/outpatient or inpatient consultation codes.

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NCTracks to Receive ACA Site Visit Information Automatically

Oct 12, 2022 8:22:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, NC Tracks, ACA

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This week, the Practice Support Team brings you news from NC Tracks.

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

Oct 11, 2022 4:23:29 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Social Determinants of Health

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team supports social, physical, and economic environments which promote attaining the full potential of health and well-being for all. This blog segment highlights impactful publications which promote improved health outcomes through Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) each month.

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Please join us in celebration of rural health nursing!

Sep 22, 2022 7:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Nursing, rural health

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The 5th Annual NC AHEC Statewide Celebration of Rural Health Nursing Conference will take place via Live Webinar on November 4th.

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