In North Carolina, a new state law has added the anticonvulsant and nerve pain medication gabapentin to the list of drugs that are tracked through the state's prescription drug management system, the NC Controlled Substances Reporting System.
Can pet ownership reduce cognitive decline for older adults? A recent JAMA Neurology article investigates this question, examining the impact of pet ownership on verbal memory and fluency for adults ages 50 and older.
The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team was awarded a grant from NC Medicaid supporting five different online self-paced learning activities.
Medicaid Managed Care Fireside Chat:
Medicaid Expansion & Other Hot Topics
Thursday, January 18 | 5:30 p.m.
Did you know?
The typical primary care physician caring for Medicare patients must coordinate care with 229 other physicians working in 117 practices?
The 2024 Final Rule from CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) established a new code to ensure Primary Care Providers receive additional payment for the high-value visits they provide.
The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program (NC AHEC) is seeking proposals to establish up to 5 rural interprofessional clinical training sites.
Did you know?
The North Carolina AHEC Practice Support Program is an approved provider of the North Carolina Maintenance of Certification (NC MOC) program.
Through this approval, physicians and physician assistants who work with a Practice Support coach to improve care for patients will meet the requirements of their specialty boards to maintain certification in their specialty (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics).
Every home in the country is again eligible to receive four free at-home tests.
Delivery is free through the U.S. Postal Service.
Do you perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) waived tests in the lab at your practice?
Make sure your certificate is up to date, and your coding and billing practices are too!
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened data submission for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in the 2023 performance year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) on January 2, 2024. Data can be submitted and updated until 8:00 p.m. ET on April 1, 2024.