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Statement on Delay of Medicaid Managed Care

Below is a statement from NCHA regarding the delay of Medicaid Managed Care: Medicaid managed care implementation has been delayed, as expected. In the meantime, North Carolina hospitals and health systems are not sitting still. We are committed to leading efforts to create

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Healthcare Leadership Diversity Mentoring Program Launched

Healthcare executives increasingly want to identify and develop diverse future leaders who can contribute different perspectives to issues and help accelerate industry innovation and transformation. To further that goal, the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation has announced the first group of participants in a

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NCHA Submits Comment Letter on Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule for CY 2020

NCHA submitted the attached comment letter addressing the Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for Calendar Year 2020. Specifically, NCHA supported the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposals to reverse previously finalized policies for evaluation and management payments that threaten access to care for vulnerable

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NCHA Submits Comment Letter Addressing OPPS Proposed Rule

The North Carolina Healthcare Association will submit the attached attached comment letter addressing the calendar year 2020 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Proposed Rule on or before Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. We focused our comments on the proposal to require disclosure of

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Mobile Health Programs Bring Care to North Carolina Communities

When most people get sick, they drive to a primary care or urgent care office. But that’s not possible for everyone. So, North Carolina hospitals are finding ways to bring medical care directly to the people. In Forsyth County, Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Taking Care of Patients, Come Hurricanes or High Water

In September 2018, Hurricane Florence hit eastern North Carolina. Flooding, power outages and days of rain caused billions of dollars in damage. As many communities struggled to hold on, hospitals across the central and eastern regions of the state had their own mission

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Cultivating the Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals

  Hospitals know that being an active member of the community is essential to understanding how to help the community thrive. But engaging with the community can also play a big role in cultivating the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare

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Prime Policy Group’s Healthcare Today – Aug. 16, 2019

The Trump Administration released a final rule this week to redefine “public charge” in our immigration law to allow the federal government to deny green cards to individuals who would qualify for Medicaid and other federal benefits. Previously, public charge was defined as

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Prime Policy Group’s Healthcare Today – Aug. 9, 2019

The issue of surprise medical bills continues to be a big focus in Washington and around the country. Physicians for Fair Coverage is planning a communications and grassroots blitz in the home states and districts of members of Congress. The organization backs an

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North Carolina Hospitals Respond to State Health Plan Announcement

We are pleased to see this positive step forward for the benefit of North Carolina teachers, state employees and retirees. While the specific benefit design for this plan has yet to be seen, this move will help maintain access to in-network care for

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