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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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New State Budget Mandates Prescribers Register with NC Controlled Substances Reporting System

The state legislative ‘short’ session is winding down at the NC General Assembly, with the 2016-2017 state budget winning formal approval in both chambers during the last few days. The new budget contains a number of provisions of interest to Family Medicine, including items related to controlled substances, public health and GME. While this year’s […]

DHHS Submits Final Medicaid Reform Plan to CMS

Plans Builds on Triple Aim with Additional Provider Supports The NC Department of Health and Human Services formally submitted North Carolina’s Medicaid Reform Waiver application earlier this week, completing the first step in a Medicaid transformation process that’s expected to span multiple years before fully implemented. Similar to what was previously reported in the NC […]

Health is Primary Launches Updated Website

Three NCAFP Members Participating on National Tactics Teams The new and improved HealthisPrimary.org website is now live! The new site is easy to navigate and allows visitors to view and share stories, access tools and resources, and become an active champion of primary care. As part of the website re-launch, the campaign has created a […]