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Infant and Specialty Formula Shortage Update

May 18, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, Pediatrics, infant formula

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From HRSA: The FDA recently published an update about the infant and specialty formula shortage.

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You are invited!

Apr 27, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Quality Improvement, diabetes, Pediatrics, immunization

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You are invited to participate in Medicaid Quality Improvement Work with NC AHEC — your gateway to Population Health Improvement and Shared Savings!

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Child Mental Health in Primary Care: Free Consultation

Mar 30, 2022 10:21:36 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in mental health, family medicine, anxiety, Pediatrics, depression

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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Children's Hospital Association,

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Participate in Medicaid Quality Improvement Work with NC AHEC!

Mar 23, 2022 2:26:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Quality Improvement, diabetes, Pediatrics, immunization

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You’re Invited to Participate in Medicaid Quality Improvement Work with NC AHEC — your gateway to Population Health Improvement and Shared Savings!

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It's Easy and Free to Connect with NCCARE360

Mar 2, 2022 8:30:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Primary Care, nccare360, Pediatrics, care management, referral

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If you are not already connected and using the NCCARE360 platform, now is the time to learn more! Join Meghan Knight, Community Engagement Manager for a free information session to learn how you can easily connect your patients to community resources.

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NC Matters: An important FREE resource for Primary Care Providers

Feb 3, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, mental health, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, depression

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Postpartum depression is a form of depression that occurs in some women following pregnancy and delivery. It is one of the most common medical complications during the six months following childbirth and is associated with adverse outcomes for both mother and child. In North Carolina, nearly 11% of women experienced postpartum depression.  Source: America's Health Rankings https://www.americashealthrankings.org/explore/health-of-women-and-children/measure/postpartum_depression/state/NC  

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Need MOC IV Credit? NC AHEC Practice Support Can Help!

Jan 26, 2022 8:07:16 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, Quality Improvement, Pediatrics, MOC IV

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The North Carolina AHEC Practice Support Program is an approved Project of the North Carolina Maintenance of Certification (NC MOC) Program, an approved sponsor of the American Board of Medical Specialties’ (ABMS) Multi-specialty Portfolio Program (MSPP). Most ABMS Member Boards recognize this participation as an option to meet Part IV requirements. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) also accepts NC MOC credit for physician assistants.
Through this approval, physicians and physician assistants who work with an NC AHEC Practice Support coach to improve care for patients will meet the requirements of their specialty boards to maintain certification in their specialties. (NPs see below)

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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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Updates and Immunization Site Trainings offered by Pfizer

Dec 15, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19, Primary Care, Pediatrics, Vaccination, immunization

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With a goal to educate medical providers and health care immunization teams on the most recent medical updates regarding the Pfizer vaccine, Pfizer is hosting free online webinars.
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Check Your Status in NC Tracks

Nov 17, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, Pediatrics

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There is an important deadline approaching for organizations with the taxonomy of Primary Care, Single Specialty and Multi-Specialty within NC Tracks. Medicaid Health Plans require the rendering provider to be listed on a claim and the practitioner to be affiliated in NC Tracks with the service location on the claim. Organizations that do not have the required individual provider affiliation reflected in NC Tracks by November 21st risk suspension or termination. 

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