The NCAFP works aggressively to advance health policy that improves and strengthens the specialty of family medicine and primary health care in North Carolina. The Academy is a leading voice in many state health initiatives and actively engaged in helping impact NC's delivery system.

Advocacy News & Updates

Incorporate Social Risk Factors into Medicare Payment Says New Report

Published: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine offers detailed recommendations about bridging the gap between patients' social conditions and their health outcomes.

Final MACRA Rules Aim to Ease Transition for Small Practices

Published: Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

CMS published its final MACRA regulations and the good news is that they include several recommendations advanced by family medicine.

NC Medical Board Delays Controlled Substances CME Requirement

Published: Monday, Aug. 15, 2016

The NC Medical Board has voted to move back the date of its proposed controlled substances CME requirement to July 1, 2017.