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​Medicaid Managed Care: Enrollment Update  ​

Jun 2, 2021 9:14:43 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, NCDHHS

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On May 26, 2021, The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) announced that all Medicaid beneficiaries currently eligible to transition to managed care have selected or been assigned a health plan with 97% enrolled in a plan that includes their current primary care provider (PCP) in network.   

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Coming Soon: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 12 Years and Older

May 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in NCDHHS, COVID-19, Vaccines

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Pediatric Practices who have not already signed up for the COVID-19 Vaccine Management System (CVMS) should have received an email from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) with important updates on the COVID-19 vaccine program.  See below for more details. 

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Coming Soon: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 12 Years and Older

May 5, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in NCDHHS, COVID-19, Vaccines, Pediatric

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Pediatric Practices who have not already signed up for the COVID-19 Vaccine Management System (CVMS) should have received an email from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) with important updates on the COVID-19 vaccine program. See below for more details.
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Behavioral Health Services in Standard Plans - NC Medicaid Managed Care Hot Topics Webinar

May 3, 2021 3:55:06 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, NCDHHS, NCAHEC

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Benefits and North Carolina AHEC are offering a bimonthly evening webinar series to help prepare providers, practice managers, and quality managers for Medicaid Managed Care going live on July 1, 2021.

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Quality Payment Program: New MIPS Resources

Apr 28, 2021 12:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in NCDHHS, MIPS, QPP, medicare, Quality Improvement

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New Resources are Now Available on the QPP Resource Library 

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Medicaid Managed Care: Glidepath Payment Reconsideration Process

Apr 28, 2021 8:13:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, NCDHHS, nctracks, glidepath

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As a reminder, once an AMH Tier 3 practice has attested to meeting Glidepath payment eligibility in NCTracks, DHHS will validate that the practice is enrolled with NC Medicaid and attested as an AMH Tier 3 practice. DHHS then confirms the attestation with the respective pre-paid health plans in order to validate that each Tier 3 practice has met contracting and testing criteria.   

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Patient Resources: Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards can now be used online at Publix

Apr 27, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in NCDHHS, food insecurity, food

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North Carolina Food and Nutrition Services participants can now purchase groceries online using their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards at an additional authorized online EBT retailer,  Publix Super Markets Inc. This flexibility will allow participants to buy food while promoting social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will help families with transportation and mobility barriers. 

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COVID-19 Vaccine: New Allocation Process

Apr 21, 2021 2:15:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in NCDHHS, Webinar, COVID-19, Vaccines

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On April 16th, 2021 NC Department of Health and Human Services hosted a webinar to announce the new allocations process for the COVID-19 vaccine.  North Carolina will be shifting to a new allocations process where providers are asked to request the number of first doses of vaccine they would like for the coming week.Click here to download PDF of webinar slides.

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Provider Data Updates in NCTracks: Medicaid Managed Care

Apr 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, NCDHHS, nctracks

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On Wednesday April 14th, 2021 NCDHHS posted  Provider Data Updates highlighting the importance of ensuring provider data is correct in NCTracks.  Please see important highlights below and click on the links for more complete information. 

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"Choose Your Path" Medicaid Managed Care Beneficiary Education

Apr 14, 2021 1:15:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, NCDHHS

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The NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has launched a public messaging campaign to encourage Medicaid beneficiaries to enroll in NC Medicaid Managed Care.

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