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Advocacy

Advocacy

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 Archive

If Not Now, When? Rebuilding Our Primary Care and Public Health Infrastructure
April 20, 2020

Appeared in Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer on April 20, 2020
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Family Medicine to Play Lead Role in Bringing Maternity Care Back to Chatham Hospital
November 8, 2019

The 2018 Chatham County Community Assessment stated that there were no child birthing centers...
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Politico Article Discusses Healthcare Transformation in North Carolina
November 4, 2019

An in-depth article discussing North Carolina’s healthcare transformation efforts was published...
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State Healthcare Issues are Focus of Spectrum News' InFocus Hometown Debate Series
October 26, 2019

Spectrum News’ Loretta Boniti is serving as the moderator of a multi-part series on state health...
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Acting CMS Administrator Suggests MACRA Start Delay
July 27, 2016

Sharing comments before the US Senate Finance Committee this week, CMS Acting Administrator Andy...
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Draft of 2017 Medicare Fee Schedule Expands Primary Care Payments
July 27, 2016

There's some promising news for primary care payment in CMS's proposed 2017 Medicare fee schedule...
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Family Physicians Can Submit Comments to CMS on State Medicaid Reform Plan
July 27, 2016

North Carolina's Medicaid reform proposal -- officially called the 1115 Waiver Application -- was...
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New State Budget Mandates Prescribers Register with NC Controlled Substances Reporting System
July 27, 2016

The state legislative 'short' session is winding down at the NC General Assembly, with the...
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DHHS Submits Final Medicaid Reform Plan to CMS
July 27, 2016

Plans Builds on Triple Aim with Additional Provider Supports The NC Department of Health and Human...
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Health is Primary Launches Updated Website
July 27, 2016

Three NCAFP Members Participating on National Tactics Teams The new and improved HealthisPrimary...
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