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NC Tracks Changes will Affect Providers Serving Multiple Locations

A series of edits are coming to NCTracks this fall that will affect all providers who serve patients at multiple practice locations. The changes will require providers (physicians and mid-levels) to list all locations at which they provide services and to be formally affiliated with these billing locations. Failure to do so will result in denied claims, according to NCTracks.

Burlington Pediatrics Named to "Best Places to Work" by Triad Business Journal

Homegrown, fun-loving, compassionate, and inclusive. These are the words employees of Burlington Pediatrics use to describe their workplace, a recently-named “:Best Places to Work” (Small Employer category) by The Triad Business Journal. Burlington Pediatrics operates three clinics in Alamance County, serving babies, children and teenagers.

Practice Transformation Network Paves Way for Behavioral Health Integration

Community Care of North Carolina’s (CCNC) Practice Transformation Network (PTN) cooperative agreement grant is moving swiftly to help primary care practices realize the full potential of behavioral health integration (BHI) within the medical home. CCNC networks are working with Andrew Clendenin, Director of Behavioral Health Integration, to engage over 80 already enrolled PTN practices over the next 3 years of the cooperative agreement grant. 

CCNC Pioneers "Trauma Informed" Medical Care for Foster Children

Understanding how trauma impacts foster children can impact testing and treatment decisions and ultimately can improve outcomes while lowering costs.

Physicians, for example, often order a battery of medical tests for a seven-year-old foser child with repeated gastrointestinal complaints. But CCNC experts advise that with foster children, emotional concerns related to possible trauma should be investigated first.