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Love to travel? Support Student Initiatives with a Chance to Win One of Five Exciting Trips

This year’s NCAFP Foundation Fundraiser has something for everyone. The winner can go west, stay on the “right” coast, or visit someplace in between! Help raise money for student interest initiatives by purchasing your chance to win one of five adventures. Available experiences include: America’s Cup Yacht sailing in San Diego; wine tasting & blending […]

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Get Involved in FM Advocacy: NCAFP’s White Coat Wednesday is February 27th

Looking to get involved in advocating for Family Medicine in North Carolina? This month’s White Coat Wednesday (Feb. 27th, 2019) is the perfect opportunity for NCAFP members to advocate on several key health policy issues under consideration now at the NC General Assembly. For members new to advocacy, the event will feature a short policy/issue […]

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State Announces Prepaid Health Plan Contracts for Medicaid Managed Care

The NC Department of Health and Human Services announced the selection of Prepaid Health Plans on February 4th that will participate in Medicaid Managed Care when the program launches in November 2019. Statewide contracts were awarded to AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina, Inc.; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina; UnitedHealthcare of North Carolina, Inc; […]

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NC Medical Society Honors Dr. John Mangum

NCMS President Timothy J. Reeder, MD, MPH, FACEP, presented John R. Mangum, MD, with a Presidential Citation for Extraordinary Service at the NCMS Board meeting last Saturday. Dr. Mangum, who served as NCMS President in 2011, has long held a variety of leadership positions with the NCMS since he became an NCMS member in 1986. […]

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UNC Family Medicine Summer Academy Accepting Applications Beginning February 1st

The UNC Family Medicine Summer Academy (UNC-FMSA) will begin accepting applications for its unique 3-day program beginning February 1st. The program targets graduating high school students from the state’s rural areas who are interested in medical careers and a rural service. Scholars come to Chapel Hill during the summer for a 3-day immersion in Family […]

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2018 MIPS Data May Be Reported by Eligible Clinicians Until April 2nd

CMS is reminding physicians that the data submission period for 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data is now open. MIPS-eligible clinicians who participated in the second year of CMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP) have until April 2 to report their 2018 MIPS data. Physicians and other clinicians who aren’t certain if they are eligible […]

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Physicians Can Look to CCNC/CCPN for Help in Achieving Advanced Medical Home Tier 3 Status

Under North Carolina’s Medicaid Transformation plan, practices attesting as Tier 3 Advanced Medical Homes (AMHs) can receive care management revenue and value-based payments from health plans for meeting quality targets. Irrespective of your practice type (system-based or independent), practices need to reach five categories of requirements to attest as Tier 3. Without the right partner, […]