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  • NC Department of Health and Human Services | Hurricane Florence Resources

    Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson, MD, MPH, State Health Director, Chief Medical Officer, Office of the Secretary, from the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services has reached out to many organizations with valuable information regarding Hurricane Florence that may be helpful to individuals throughout the state:   Food and Nutrition Program – We have been granted […]

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  • Hurricane Florence Preparation for Patients and Providers

    Information from the NC Department of Health and Human Services Hurricane Florence will make landfall later this week, bringing potential flooding and power outages across the region. Our top priority is the health and safety of you and your patients.  We have information and resources available for patients before, during, and after the storm. In […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Claudia Diaz

      NCAPA is launching a campaign to focus on the extraordinary PAs throughout the state who provide quality healthcare while also maintaining membership in NCAPA. Our “I am NCAPA” begins this month and will run throughout all of 2019. We want to share why you love being a PA and why membership in your state […]

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  • Interview with Varnell McDonald-Fletcher, PA-C, of the NC Medical Board

     NCAPA interviews Varnell McDonald-Fletcher, the PA that sits on the NC Medical Board.   Why did you decide to pursue service on the NC Medical Board? I would like to state that I am truly honored to have been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper as a board member to the North Carolina Medical Board. I […]

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  • Medicaid Transformation Update

    On August 9, as directed by legislation in 2015 to convert the state’s Medicaid program from fee-for-service to managed care, NC DHHS released the request for proposal for organizations wishing to participate in the state’s Medicaid program as “Prepaid Health Plans (PHPs).” The PHPs chosen through the RFP process will be responsible for delivering services […]

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  • NCAPA and the NC Biotechnology Center are Partnering to Promote Innovation Among PAs.

    The NCAPA website has a new page on PAs and Innovation to provide valuable information for PAs regarding the “Problem to Product” process. See more information here.

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  • UNC PA Students Serve Rural Community Through Remote Area Medical Program

    From UNC School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies In late July 2018, first and second-year Physician Assistant Studies students, and two faculty mentors, provided health care in rural Wise, Virginia, through the Remote Area Medical (RAM) program, a nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. The RAM program delivers free dental, vision, and […]

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  • Concussion Management Advocacy

    by Ryan Vann, PA-C PAs recently were included as licensed health care providers who are able to fully clear high school athletes for return to play after recovering from a concussion.   How this change came to fruition is a perfect case study for why advocacy on behalf of the PA profession is so vitally important. […]

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  • Governor Handles Remaining Bills During Last Week of Session

    Shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday, June 25th, Governor Cooper signed, vetoed, or allowed the remaining 45 bills on his desk to become law without his signature. Read more about the bills signed on the Legislative Action Center.

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  • Happy 4th of July!

    The NCAPA office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, but will reopen on Thursday, July 5th, at 9:00am. Wishing everyone a happy and safe 4th of July!

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