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2023 Physician Fee Schedule Update: On-Demand Webinar Now Available

Dec 28, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19, telehealth, behavioral health, rural health, practice management

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The global COVID 19 pandemic brought with it many flexibilities in rules surrounding delivery of telehealth services and behavioral health services. Subject matter experts from the Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group presented on these updates in a recent webinar with the Rural Health Information Hub. RHI Hub has made recordings of that webinar along with slides and a transcript available to all.
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September is Recovery Month

Sep 13, 2022 12:00:00 PM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in behavioral health, recovery, alcohol use, opioid use disorder

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Join the Practice Support Team at Northwest AHEC in observing Recovery Month. 

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Questions about behavioral health in children or adolescents? Call NC-PAL!

Sep 7, 2022 9:09:15 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in mental health, behavioral health, adolescent, Pediatrics, psychiatry

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NC- PAL is a collaboration between NC Department of Health and Human Services and Duke Psychiatry. It is a behavioral health telephone consultation program available to pediatric health care providers. 

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Medicaid: Some policies permanent, others sunsetting June 30th

Jun 22, 2022 9:38:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, OB/GYN, behavioral health, Pediatrics

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Based on the North Carolina State of Emergency established through Executive Order (EO) 116, NC Medicaid implemented temporary changes to clinical policy to support providers and beneficiaries during the COVID-19 State of Emergency.

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NC Medicaid Managed Care: Contracting with Tailored Plans

Jun 14, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, behavioral health, Contracting

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It is important to contract with health plans in advance of NC Medicaid Tailored Plan launch on Dec. 1, 2022

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Forsyth Regional Community Crisis Resource Guide

May 25, 2022 7:43:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in behavioral health, care management, harm reduction, overdose, opioid use disorder

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The Forsyth Regional Opioid & Substance Use Team (FROST) is made up of representatives from over 80 different community agencies in addition to community members with lived experiences.

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Behavioral Health Reverse Integration Online Series

Jan 10, 2022 10:31:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, behavioral health, online learning, integrated care

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This online series will focus on the reverse integration process and provide details on how to implement this new model of care. It is offered as an FREE online series that is self-paced with 5 modules to choose from. 

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Provider Resource Highlight: NC Psychiatric Access Line (NC-PAL)

Jun 16, 2021 3:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in behavioral health

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NC-PAL is a free telephone consultation program to help health care providers address the behavioral health needs of their patients.

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Practice Support Topics: Resources of the Week

Mar 23, 2021 4:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Billing, telehealth, behavioral health

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The Practice Support Team at Northwest AHEC has gathered topics and resources for you for the week. Check them out below. Let us know if you need more information!

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