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Important FAQs and Facts about NC Tracks

Apr 21, 2022 7:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, NC Tracks

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In late March, NCDHHS held a 'Virtual Office Hours' event covering Provider Enrollment Hot Topics and Reminders.

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NC Medicaid: New Preferred Drug List Formulary

Apr 20, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care

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Updated Single Preferred Drug List (PDL) for Medicaid: A new single Preferred Drug List Formulary became effective April 1. Please note that NC Statute 108D-65(6)(b)  requires all PHPS/Medicaid Plans use the same drug formulary established by the Department.

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Postpartum Coverage Extended to 12 Months for NC Medicaid Beneficiaries

Apr 6, 2022 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Pregnancy, postpartum

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North Carolina currently ranks 30th in the country in maternal mortality and 39th in infant mortality. In addition, 12% of women in the state experience postpartum depression.

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Extension of NC State of Emergency Temporary Flexibilities

Mar 31, 2022 7:30:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care

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End-date of some flexibilities set to sunset March 31 extended to June 30, 2022

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Curious about Value-Added Services in the Pre-paid Health Plans?

Mar 16, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid

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All health plans offer the same basic benefits and services. Some health plans  also offer added services. View health plans  to learn about the added services that each health plan offers.

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Medicaid Managed Care | February Webinars

Feb 8, 2022 4:03:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Fireside Chat Webinar

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Please join NC Medicaid Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Shannon Dowler, along with the NC Medicaid Managed Care Plan CMOs, for the February Fireside Chat on Thursday, February 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

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Medicaid Managed Care 'Hot Topics'

Jan 12, 2022 7:59:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, Webinar, family medicine

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Save the date and join in on Thursday, January 20 for the next webinar on Medicaid Managed Care "Hot Topics". 

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Children in Foster Care: NC Medicaid Direct or Medicaid Managed Care?

Jan 11, 2022 7:59:12 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, family medicine, Pediatrics

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) transitioned most
Medicaid beneficiaries to NC Medicaid Managed Care (Standard Plans) on July 1, 2021.

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NC Medicaid Revising and/or End-Dating All Temporary COVID-19 Rate Increases

Jan 6, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care

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Effective Dec. 31, 2021, NC Medicaid will end several of the temporary COVID-19 rate increases.
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NCDHHS Publishes Summary of Initial Network Adequacy Results for Standard Plans

Jan 4, 2022 12:36:32 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) today published summary network adequacy results for Standard Prepaid Health Plans (Standard Plans) which were in effect for the July 1, 2021 “go-live." Network adequacy measures the ability of each NC Medicaid Managed Care health plan to deliver covered benefits by providing adequate access for members to all covered health care services through a network of contracted health care providers. Network adequacy and accessibility standards help verify that members have access to providers and offer an important tool for NC Medicaid to monitor and measure that access.

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