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  • NCAPA Honors Curtis as PA of the Year

    L. Gail Curtis, MPAS, PA-C, is the recipient of the 2013 PA of the Year award from the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. Curtis was announced as the award winner at the NCAPA’s Summer Conference on August 18 in Myrtle Beach, SC. More than 700 conference attendees were present for the award ceremony, which […]

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  • NCAPA Donates to Project Lazarus

    Fred Wells Brason II (left) accepts a $1000 gift to Project Lazarus presented by Don Metzger , President of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. The North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants has donated $1000 toward the work of Project Lazarus, a community-based opioid overdose prevention program that began in North Carolina and is […]

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  • NCTracks Announces New Policy Regarding Paper Forms

    NCTracks announced recently that paper enrollment and recredentialing applications, as well as change request forms submitted on paper, are no longer being accepted or processed. Provider enrollment, recredentialing, and change requests are now accomplished online through the Status and Management button on the secure Provider Portal. (Access to the secure Provider Portal requires an NCID.) […]

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  • SAMHSA Publishes Draft Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs, Utilizing PAs

    2013-07-15 by Sandy Harding, AAPA senior director of federal advocacy Representing a major shift in policy, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) published guidelines for the accreditation of opioid treatment programs (OTPS) that allow PAs to assess, diagnose and admit patients with opioid addiction into opioid treatment programs. AAPA President Lawrence Herman, PA-C, MPA, lauded […]

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  • Brason Set as Keynote Speaker for 2013 NCAPA Summer Conference

    Keynote speaker for the 2013 NCAPA Summer Conference is Fred Brason II, President/CEO of Project Lazarus, a community-based opioid overdose prevention program. Brason received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leader Award in 2012 for his work with Project Lazarus. Brason will be speaking at the 37th annual NCAPA Summer Conference on Monday, August 19. This […]

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  • PAPA Fall CME Seminar Set for September 21

    The Piedmont Association of Physician Assistants will be offering its annual Free CME Seminar on Saturday, September 21, at the Forsyth Medical Center Conference Center in Winston-Salem, NC. This seminar provides 6 hours of approved AAPA Category I CME at no cost to participants. The conference is open to all Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, […]

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  • NCTracks Update: July 10

    First Payments Made. NCTracks made its first electronic funds transfers to providers today, totaling $137 million. The next checkwrite date is July 17, according to the checkwrite schedule. Reconciling Your Payments. A Fact Sheet is available on the NCTracks Provider Portal that explains some of the key features of the new Remittance Advice (RA). An EOB to HIPAA Code Crosswalk is […]

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  • NCAPA Selects House of Delegates Representatives

    NCAPA is pleased to announce the results of the election for NCAPA representatives to the AAPA House of Delegates. The following members will serve as Delegates and Alternates for a term of July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015. Delegates are: Alisha DeTroye, PA-C, Paul Hendrix, PA-C, Marc Katz, PA-C, Suzanne Reich, PA-C, Samantha Rogers, […]

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  • Extended Deadline! June 6 for PA of the Year Nominations

    The nomination period for the NCAPA “PA of the Year” award is being extended to Thursday, June 6. NCAPA members are encouraged submit nominations via the online form as soon as possible. To be eligible for the PA of the Year award, an individual must be a Fellow Member of NCAPA in good standing for a minimum […]

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  • Nominations Due May 30 for PA of the Year Award

    At its May 4 meeting, NCAPA’s Board of Directors unanimously approved plans for a “PA of the Year” award. The award honors a physician assistant who has demonstrated exemplary service to the PA profession and the community, and who has furthered the image of the physician assistant profession while providing significant contributions to the health […]

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