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NCHA applauds statewide shelter-in-place order

Directive follows request by hospitals to help stem COVID-19 spread CARY, NC – The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) applauds Governor Roy Cooper’s decision to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order, which comes after healthcare leaders throughout the state called for the directive to

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Letter to Governor Cooper requesting a shelter-in-place directive

NCHA sent a letter on behalf of North Carolina’s hospitals and health systems to Gov. Cooper requesting a shelter-in-place directive or a stay-at-home order to change the trajectory of cases and impact the spread of the virus in NC. March 23, 2020 The

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Triangle area residents can purchase meals to feed healthcare workers on frontlines of COVID-19

“Feeding the Soul” effort also supports local restaurants during time of great need CARY, NC – An emergency response fund has been created by the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation (NCHF) to help workers at Triangle region hospitals receive deliveries of nutritious meals as

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Healthcare Leaders Convene to Discuss Future of Care in North Carolina

NCHA members discuss continued commitment to equitable and accessible care for all through value-based care CARY, N.C.–The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) convened 300 hospital and health system leaders and other stakeholders from across the state last week to discuss their role in

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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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