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.

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NCAFP Leaders Talk Immunizations on Spectrum Cable’s In Focus News Program

Two Academy leaders – President-Elect Dr. Alisa Nance of Mooresville and District 3 Director Dr. Garrett Franklin of Cary – were recent guests on Spectrum Cable’s In Focus with Loretta Boniti. In segments that aired last week, Drs. Nance and Franklin shared excellent insight and perspectives on the role family physicians and primary care providers […]


AAFP Supports Recent Congressional Action on Reducing Health Care Costs

Last week, the AAFP affirmed its support of Congress’s recent focus on combating the rising costs of health care. AAFP President Dr. Michael Munger issued a statement backing two key provisions of the Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018: 1) allowing direct primary care membership fees as allowable medical […]


DMA Announces Payment Schedule for Last Batch of Reprocessed Vaccine Claims

The Division of Medical Assistance (NC DMA) has announced the checkwrite schedule for the reprocessing of vaccine administration claims as part of last year’s ruling on a suit filed by the NCAFP, the NC Pediatric Society, and several pediatric practices. These claims will be reprocessed in four batches and reflected in the checkwrites between August […]