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Primary Care Team e-Learning Series
The NC AHEC Primary Care Team e-Learning Series provides online courses designed to enhance the role of medical assistants and other members of the care team within primary care practices. Information is innovative, affordable, and on-demand. Learn more at careteamtraining.com.
This online series contains four learning modules that address the unique role that Community Health Workers play when helping clients who have substance use disorder. Faculty for these courses are from various disciplines and are currently engaged in the care of individuals dealing with opioid addiction. These include behavioral health specialists, peer support specialists, community navigators, primary care physicians, and emergency medical services. The courses are offered free of charge.
Suzanne Lineberry, MPH, Director, Practice Support
firstname.lastname@example.org | 336.662.5810
Summer Summers, MHA, Practice Support Consultant
email@example.com | 336.964.1697
Liz Griffin, MSW, LCSW, Practice Support Consultant
firstname.lastname@example.org | 336.314.3112
Links to Partners
Provider Transition to Medicaid Managed Care
NC AHEC has partnered with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and Division of Health Benefits to help transition healthcare providers to Medicaid Managed Care. We are providing on-site comprehensive Medicaid Managed Care education and assistance to healthcare providers across the state. More information and resources are also available on the NC Medicaid Website for Providers
NC HealthConnex is the state-designated health information exchange that will enable you to more effectively manage population health and clinical outcomes. Let us help you navigate this platform and new features as they roll out. With NC HealthConnex, you can access your patients’ comprehensive records across multiple providers and review labs, diagnostics, history, allergies, medications, and more. You can eliminate duplicative testing, make more efficient and accurate diagnoses, and improve coordination across all levels of care. More information and resources are available on the NC Health Information Exchange Authority website.
CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP) and Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS)
NC AHEC and Alliant Quality are working together to help small practices in North Carolina understand and successfully participate in the CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP) and the Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS). This support for QPP and MIPS is available at no cost to you. You can access free online resources at qpp.cms.gov or reach us for local, in-state support at QPPSupport@ncahec.net.
Promoting Interoperability Program (EHR Incentive Program or Meaningful Use)
Our NC AHEC practice coaches can help you select, implement and optimize a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR). We provide education and guidance on program year eligibility, requirements, and possible incentive payments. Let us help you learn how to best use your EHR as a tool to improve care, patient satisfaction, and care delivery.
Practice Support Tool Box
NC Medicaid Meaningful Use
MACRA - The Quality Payment Program
NC AHEC Digital Library
Controlled Substance Workbook PDF
Click below in the "Downloads" box if you would like a PDF of the Practice Support Controlled Substance Prescribing Workbook for your practice.