Medicaid Managed Care
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Benefits and North Carolina AHEC are offering an evening webinar series to help providers, practice managers, and quality managers succeed with Medicaid Managed Care.
Hosted by Shannon Dowler, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the NC Division of Health Benefits, the Medicaid Managed Care webinars on the 3rd Thursday of the month are dedicated to bringing you late breaking information and guidance on NC Medicaid’s transition to Managed Care.
Topics will vary, but each session will include an open question and answer period. Upcoming topics will include: pharmacy and durable medical equipment, behavioral health, transitions of care, specialized therapies, quality measures, network adequacy, provider directory, billing, incentive payments, clinical coverage policy updates, and more.
Medicaid Managed Care Webinar Series:
Fireside (Winter)/Back Porch (Spring) Chats on Hot Topics
Hosted by Shannon Dowler, MD, Chief Medical Officer, NC Division of Health Benefits. Moderated by Hugh Tilson, Director of the NC AHEC Program.
Every 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30 PM
July 21, 2022 | Medicaid Hot Topics
August 18, 2022 | Medicaid Hot Topics
September 15, 2022 | Medicaid Hot Topics
October 20, 2022 | Medicaid Hot Topics
November 17, 2022 | Medicaid Hot Topics
December 15, 2022 | Medicaid Hot Topics
Webinar Series: Quality & Population Health
This series, formerly the Advanced Medical Home (AMH) Webinar Series, is designed to support providers, practice managers, quality improvement professionals, care managers, and clinically integrated networks (CINs). All webinars are from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Join us for one or for all!
Virtual Office Hours for Providers
Medicaid Transformation Provider Services and North Carolina AHEC are offering a series of Virtual Office Hours for providers. These sessions offer an interactive format for providers to ask questions on a variety of Medicaid Managed Care topics.
September 1, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. | Provider Enrollment
December 1, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. | Provider Enrollment
2nd Annual Virtual Statewide Quality Forum
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Benefits and North Carolina AHEC, in conjunction with the five Medicaid managed care health plans, will host the 2nd Annual Virtual Statewide Quality Forum on August 11, 2022 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. to help providers, practice managers, and quality managers succeed with Medicaid Managed Care quality initiatives.
This information session will cover the following topics:
Statewide Medicaid Standard Plan Metric Outcomes
AMH Metrics: Maximizing Data Capture
We hope you can join us!
Webinar Series: Healthy Opportunities
North Carolina’s Healthy Opportunities Pilot program is an unprecedented opportunity to test the integration of evidence-based, non-medical interventions into the state’s Medicaid program. The Pilots will provide non-medical services to qualifying Medicaid members across four domains: housing, food, transportation and interpersonal violence/toxic stress. Critically, frontline care managers working in Pilot regions will play an essential role in identifying members that may benefit from Pilot services, recommending appropriate services and coordinating their care.
Join us for webinars designed for frontline care managers at the first 3 CINs to participate in the HO Pilots (essential); other frontline care managers serving Pilot regions are encouraged to attend.
In addition to the above webinar series, we are offering the following courses:
Using Motivational Interviewing to Support the Healthy Opportunities Pilots: This course employs effective techniques to quickly build rapport with cases and contacts. Creating a relationship that is non-judgmental and builds on the client’s strengths will allow for a much more productive exchange of information. This technique is critical in working with known COVID-19 cases and contacts. You can register for this course here.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training – Cultural Humility: This course includes training on Cultural Humility 101 and Culturally Responsive Clinical Care, both of which are required training for Care Management Entities participating in Healthy Opportunities Pilots. Culturally responsive care is an essential component of ensuring the services individuals and families receive are person-centered, compassionate, and highly effective.
In addition, building the skills and capacity for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) takes time to learn and integrate into patient care. For this reason, it is highly recommended that HO Pilot participants add to their calendar completing additional trainings, such as Implicit Bias, Structural Racism, Communication in Healthcare, and Microaggressions.
Webinar Series: Dental Provider Educational Sessions
The NC Medicaid Dental Policy Team and the Office of Compliance & Program Integrity (OCPI) Team hosted two (2) Dental Provider Educational Sessions in Spring of 2022 for the following: Dentists/ Specialty Dentists, Office Managers, Front Desk/Insurance Coordinators, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.
Health Plan Virtual Meet & Greets
Health Plan Meet & Greet live sessions concluded on April 8, 2021.
We all share the responsibility of ensuring quality health care is delivered to the citizens of North Carolina. Collaboration is key to achieving this goal. We appreciate our partners for their support of NC AHEC Practice Support.