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Are you afraid of your patients, parents, or their caregivers?

Nov 30, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, Pediatrics, patient care, practice management, aggression, de-escalation

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Times are hard. Many practice settings are experiencing angry, hostile and even aggressive behavior from patients, parents, caregivers and other family members. While the underlying cause of anger may be actually fear or pain, aggression and violence towards you or your teams is not OK. 

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The second session of NC AHEC Practice Management Academy Bootcamp now open for registrations!

Nov 29, 2022 1:58:09 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in practice management

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What are the basic skills and knowledge that practice managers need in order for their practices to thrive? The NC AHEC Practice Management Academy is designed to answer that question!

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Medicaid Managed Care Fireside Chat Nov. 17th: Tailored Plan 101: Ready, Set, Launch!

Nov 15, 2022 3:59:20 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, tailored care management, practice management, Tailored Plans

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This webinar series is designed to support all Medicaid providers, practice managers, quality improvement professionals, care coordinators and other leaders within your practice to help you prepare for the launch of Tailored Plans in April of 2023. This monthly series will continue over the next several months to ensure that all of us are ready for launch.

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Fee Schedule and Covered Codes Webpage Coming in November

Oct 18, 2022 11:39:32 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, reimbursement, practice management

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Effective Nov. 3, 2022, all fee schedules currently listed on the NC Medicaid website will be moved to a new fee schedule and covered code website available to the public. The new website offers enhanced search options for fee schedules, covered procedure codes and covered revenue code data.

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Blue Cross NC Reimbursement Policy for Consultation Codes: UPDATE

Oct 12, 2022 4:24:18 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in reimbursement, practice management

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From Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina:

Beginning November 1, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) will not allow separate reimbursement for office/outpatient or inpatient consultation codes.

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Carefully check status of all providers in QPP and PECOS!

Sep 21, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS, QPP, practice management

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Check all providers in your practice in PECOS to ensure they are associated with the appropriate practice Tax ID number. 

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Medicaid Managed Care Back Porch Chat: Tailored Plan 101: Ready, Set, Launch!

Sep 8, 2022 7:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, tailored care management, practice management, Tailored Plans

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This webinar series is designed to support all Medicaid providers, practice managers, quality improvement professionals, care coordinators and other leaders within your practice to help you prepare for the launch of Tailored Plans in December of 2022. 

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Are your providers registered with NCDAVE? Electronic Death Certification Requirement

Sep 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, practice management

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North Carolina Vital Records is implementing the N.C. Database Application for Vital Events (NCDAVE) system to transition from paper to electronic death records. 

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Medicaid Managed Care Back Porch Chat: Tailored Plan 101: Ready, Set, Launch!

Aug 17, 2022 1:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care, Primary Care, tailored care management, practice management, Tailored Plans

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This webinar series is designed to support all Medicaid providers, practice managers, quality improvement professionals, care coordinators and other leaders within your practice to help you prepare for the launch of Tailored Plans in December of 2022. 

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Announcing the NC AHEC Practice Management Academy!

Aug 3, 2022 1:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in practice management

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What are the basic skills and knowledge that practice managers need in order for their practices to thrive? The NC AHEC Practice Management Academy is designed to answer that question!

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