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  • Piedmont Association of Physician Assistants Tackles Hunger

    A note from NCAPA Regional Chapter, the Piedmont Association of PAs: (Winston-Salem, NC – October 18th, 2018) –  To celebrate PA Week, the Piedmont Association of Physician Assistants (PAPA) hosted PAPA Fights Hunger, a community service initiative aimed at tackling the issue of food insecurity – a public health crisis affecting 1 out of every […]

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  • NCAPA 2019 Election Results

    The results of the election for NCAPA 2019 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee are: President-Elect: Alisha DeTroye, PA-C Vice President: April Stouder, PA-C Secretary: John Cain, PA-C Director-at-Large: Aleece Fosnight Director-at-Large: Jason Hrdina Nominating Committee: Amy Ford Congratulations – NCAPA and North Carolina PAs are fortunate to have dedicated PAs such as all of […]

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  • The Stock Yards

    by Alexandra Godfrey, PA-C The following piece received a 2018 Section of Medical Humanities Writing Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).  The pieces considered for the award were chosen blindly, so the author was unknown at the time of reading. What the ACEP didn’t realize is that they chose the same author who […]

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  • I Am NCAPA | Cameron Holman

    Why you love being a PA and why membership in your state Academy is so vitally important. This month’s member highlight is Cameron Holman, whom we met during an OTP Listening session in Wilmington. He is a recent graduate of Wake Forest University’s PA program. Cameron is a member of NCAPA because he wants “to […]

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  • Controlled Substances Reporting System Update

    On September 19, 2018, DHHS released an updated Controlled Substances Reporting System (CSRS) database.  All registered providers should have received an email directing them how to log into the new system to access the CSRS. The old site will no longer function, so you need to make sure you log into the new system to […]

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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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