Tag Archives: North Carolina

  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 2:30 to 4 pm EST Increasing rates of virologic suppression among people living with HIV is critically important to improving their quality of life and decreasing the risk of further HIV transmission. For the last 12 months, the HIV Health Improvement Affinity Group has worked with state health departments and Medicaid agencies […]

    November 3, 2017 | Filed under: Webinars, Webinars
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014: Care coordination provides a bridge across multiple systems that serve children and families, helping to ensure that a child receives additional screening, diagnosis and/or treatment as recommended by a health care practitioner. Care coordination strategies can help link providers and care settings by facilitating the arrangement of: appointments, referral forms, transportation, reminders and follow-up, and feedback reporting. This NASHP webinar provides a federal perspective from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on opportunities and promising strategies for states to coordinate care for children and adolescents enrolled in Medicaid.

  • Primary care practices transitioning to enhanced models of primary care require ongoing support to sustain their transformation efforts. Small and medium-sized practices in particular can benefit from shared resources facilitating care coordination and case management, use of data and technology, and ongoing practice improvement. This State Health Policy Briefing outlines key elements of a shared […]

  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014: This NASHP webinar offers a federal perspective from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on opportunities and promising strategies for states to leverage the Medicaid benefit for children and adolescents to better engage and meet the needs of adolescents. This is followed by a conversation with presenters from two states about initiatives they have launched to better serve adolescents using the Medicaid benefit for children. Participants learn about these states’ strategies for getting Medicaid-enrolled adolescents the services they need, and key lessons learned in implementing them.

    May 2, 2014 | Filed under: Children's Health, Medicaid, Webinars
  • This report, developed by NASHP and produced by ChangeLab Solutions, highlights leading states’ approaches to support community-based prevention initiatives by bridging the health care delivery and public health systems. It examines various mechanisms – both previously existing and created through health reform – that states can leverage to implement sustainable community-based prevention programs. They include […]

  • Primary care extension programs improve the quality of primary care services by educating providers on new and innovative practices in areas such as preventive medicine, health promotion, and chronic disease management. Section 5405 of the Affordable Care Act authorizes the establishment of a national primary care extension program. To pursue this goal, the Agency for […]

  • States seeking to promote better coordination of patient care, either within Medicaid or through participation in multi-payer initiatives, will run into long-standing challenges to delivering care and promoting health in rural areas. Rural areas often experience disparities in access to care, health status, and available infrastructure relative to their urban counterparts. This brief draws from […]

    April 7, 2014 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Medicaid, Publications
  • Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) Most North Carolina Medicaid recipients receive medical home services under the Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) program. In 1998, CCNC launched as an eight-county, 100,000-enrollee pilot extension of the existing Carolina Access primary care case management (PCCM) program – which served the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) […]

    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: North Carolina
  • Through the Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation (IMPaCT) initiative, North Carolina launched two learning collaboratives to enhance its existing infrastructure for primary care practice support. North Carolina is one of four lead IMPaCT states that have expanded, evaluated, and shared their efforts to transform primary care practices. This issue brief summarizes key strategies, results […]

  • In North Carolina: Medicaid services are delivered primarily through a primary care case management (PCCM) program that is supported by Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), which has a contract in place with the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance (NC DMA, state Medicaid agency). Through this contract CCNC does not bear any risk, as […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: North Carolina