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.
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.
CMS published its final MACRA regulations and the good news is that they include several recommendations advanced by family medicine.
The NC Medical Board has voted to move back the date of its proposed controlled substances CME requirement to July 1, 2017.