Despite uncertainty around the go-live date for NC’s transformation to Medicaid Managed Care, CCNC and CCPN continue to make progress in preparing for the system, having now signed contracts with all five winners of the state’s Managed Care RFP
Earlier this month, Governor Ray Cooper and NC Department of Natural and Culture Resources Secretary Susi Hamilton joined Dr. Allen Dobson to unveil a National Register Plaque on Mount Pleasant Mercantile/ Hosiery Mill, now the home of booming restaurant 73 & Main
After undergoing a rigorous audit for the last few months, CCNC received Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II Certification. The certification demonstrates CCNC’s commitment to protecting confidential health data and meeting national security standards for the operating effectiveness of “controls,” or procedures and rules.
CCNC’s Practice Perfect suite of tools equip CCPN member clinicians with the tools they need to improve quality of care and financial performance while demonstrating value to payers
CCNC’s award-winning complex care management program has saved an estimated $924 million from 2016 to date by decreasing hospital admissions, readmissions, and per-member costs
“Preparing for Value Based Care” was the theme of June's guided learning collaborative where behavioral health professionals discussed their work as participants in CCNC’s Practice Transformation Network in preparation for state and federal level healthcare reform efforts
One of the practices enrolled in CCNC’s Practice Transformation Network, West Caldwell Health Council, was praised by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its “exciting interventions [in] patient access to care, social determinants of health, and mental health.”
CPESN has partnered with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and Flip the Pharmacy (FTP) to help transform community-based pharmacies by moving beyond filling prescription at a moment in time, to caring for patients over time
CCPN and Blue Cross NC will provide primary care services to Medicaid beneficiaries under the state’s new Medicaid managed care system
A new brief by the Center for Health Care Strategies, "Opportunities to Advance Complex Care in Rural and Frontier Areas," details CCNC's efforts to coordinate care to better meet the needs of rural complex care patients and address geographic barriers in frontier communities
The overarching goal is to provide concise and targeted information and real-world examples of strategies to improve everyone’s readiness for value-based care and payment environments
Community Care of North Carolina is helping to meet that need
Change is coming fast—CCPN is here to help! Find information on getting ready to be a Tier 3 Advanced Medical Home & learn about the new practice tools CCPN is offering
I am pleased to announce a new executive structure to position CCNC to meet the demands of the changing health care environment, including the state’s move to Medicaid managed care in late 2019. CCNC’s new leadership structure supports our statewide infrastructure and long-standing relationships with physicians and care managers across NC.
CCNC’s behavioral health experts explore how North Carolina pediatricians can benefit from implementing the Collaborative Care Model, an evidence-based model of integrated care that combines both physical and mental health care in a primary care setting
CCNC’s Practice Transformation team, in partnership with CCNC’s Behavioral Health team, recently led a forum to enhance learning opportunities and leverage the knowledge, expertise, and unique needs of the 12 behavioral health organizations enrolled in its Practice Transformation Network
CCNC to begin sessions on chronic pain management & opioid safety March 6
In this month’s newsletter: CCNC holds guided learning collaborative for behavioral health agencies, excerpt from new whitepaper on the Collaborative Care Model, which pairs up pediatricians and behavioral health specialty providers to improve patient care and practice revenue, & more
The eyes of the nation are upon us, seeking to learn how we navigate this new world of commercial managed care while maintaining North Carolina’s enviable track record of quality, low cost care and an open door to access across rural and urban communities. We view Medicaid reform as an opportunity for CCNC to evolve and to continue playing a positive and constructive role in our state.
In this month’s newsletter: CCNC launches state-of-the-art care management platform, Tork Wade, executive vice president for business and provider partnerships, awarded for outstanding career in health, CCNC receives three-year case accreditation from NCQA, & more