Practice Resources

The NCAFP provides a number of resources for physicians and practices. See the links below for additional information.

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Innovative MedServe Program Aims to Reduce Shortage of Primary Care Physicians

An innovative program seeking to reduce the shortage of primary care physicians officially launched this week, beginning with a multi-day orientation hosted at UNC-Chapel Hill. The new MedServe program is a first-of-its-kind effort pairing 13 recent college graduates with rural/underserved primary care clinics. MedServe’s strategy is to immerse promising future doctors in communities for up […]

Booster Dose of Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine Supported by AAFP

With the increased risk of meningococcal disease in adolescent patients, full vaccination against the disease in key to reducing incidence. In January 2011, the ACIP recommended that a second (booster) dose of MCV4 be given at age 16 in order to enhance protection during the period of greatest vulnerability to meningococcal – 16 to 21 […]

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Family Physicians Can Submit Comments to CMS on State Medicaid Reform Plan

North Carolina’s Medicaid reform proposal — officially called the 1115 Waiver Application — was formally submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in early June. Family physicians and family medicine professionals interested in submitting public comments on the plan may do so via a simple web-based commenting system provided by CMS. All comments […]