On March 19, 2021 the North Carolina Division of Health Benefits posted a bulletin outlining their Health Equity Payment Initiative. To support the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) goals to achieve health equity, NC Medicaid is introducing an enhanced payment to Carolina Access primary care practices serving beneficiaries from areas of the state with high poverty rates.
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!
Medicaid recently released the Temporary Clinical Policy Modifications: Payment for Health Opportunities Screening and Referral.
Are you planning on administering COVID-19 Vaccines in your office?
NCDHHS has shared the Medicaid and NC Health Choice billing guidance for both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines in two Special Bulletins (#147 and #148). Please see some of the billing highlights and links to the bulletins below.
What’s new and different in 2021?
NC Medicaid COVID-19 Related Services for Uninsured Individuals