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Free COVID-19 Tests Available Again

Sep 27, 2023 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19


Beginning September 25, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home.

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Highlighted Resource: Impact of the Youth Behavioral Health Crisis in North Carolina

Sep 20, 2023 3:46:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in mental health, youth


While children's mental health has become a very pressing issue in a post-pandemic world, the significant shortage of pediatric behavioral health providers in North Carolina makes this challenge greater.

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Update on Covid-19: Vaccinations and CPT Codes

Sep 20, 2023 10:45:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19, Vaccination


On Tuesday, September 12, the CDC recommended that everyone 6 months and older receive either of the following updated COVID-19 vaccinations:

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NCID Website Migration Effective September 17, 2023

Sep 19, 2023 3:43:05 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in NC Tracks


Effective September 17th, 2023, all Provider and Recipient N.C. Identity Management (NCID) accounts will be automatically migrated to in accordance with the NC DIT Identity Project.  No action is required on the part of the user.

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Applications Open for CMS Making Care Primary Model

Sep 13, 2023 1:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, rural health, practice management, CMS


In a Practice Support blog post last month, we highlighted basic information and eligibility criteria for the Making Care Primary Model.  The application deadline is approaching (November 30th), so we encourage you to learn more as you consider whether or not to consider participating.

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Large proportion of North Carolina population are at high risk for serious illness from COVID-19: What you need to know about therapeutics

Sep 13, 2023 8:45:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in COVID-19, Primary Care, Pediatrics


COVID-19 trends are on the rise in North Carolina.

Staying up to date with vaccines, and timely access to treatment are the best ways to reduce hospitalization and death due to the illness. 

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Join Us in Recognizing Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2023

Sep 7, 2023 7:30:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Geriatric, Enduring, care planning, falls


Falls Prevention Awareness Week is a national health campaign observed on the first day of fall to increase awareness around falls health and injury prevention. Join us September 18-22, 2023 for Falls Prevention Week, a nationwide effort to raise awareness that falls are preventable. Read more on our blog and check out our online Falls Prevention activity!

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Medicaid Managed Care Virtual Office Hours

Sep 6, 2023 4:22:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care


Medicaid Managed Care Virtual Office Hours:

Provider Hot Topics

Thursday,  September 7 | 5:30 p.m.

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Highlighted Resource: Emerging Tick Bite-Associated Meat Allergy Potentially Affects Thousands

Sep 6, 2023 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team


A recent CDC release highlights a little-known condition spread by tick bites called alpha-gal syndrome, which causes a serious allergic reaction to meat.

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Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors: Nursing Considerations for Social Determinants of Health

Aug 31, 2023 7:15:00 AM / by Janice Moore, MLS posted in Social Determinants of Health, Nursing, cancer


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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