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.

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NCAFP, NC Pediatric Society Successful in Suit Against NC Medicaid Over Vaccine Administration Fees

After more than three years of advocating for NC’s Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) to correct an underpayment of administration fees for immunizations provided to Medicaid patients under the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program, the NCAFP and the NC Pediatric Society received final word last week that its legal action has proved successful. NC Superior […]

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Tell Congress to Reauthorize Funding for the Teaching Health Centers Program and the National Health Service Corps.

Congress must act before September 30th to reauthorize two key programs that are helping to reduce the primary care physician shortage, strengthening access in Health Professional Shortage Areas, and helping train residents in community-based settings. Members can advocate for both issues in a few simple clicks through AAFP’s Speak Out system. First, the successful Teaching […]