by Sarah Wolfe, Assistant Vice-President, McGuire Woods Consulting Last month, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) reached out to stakeholder groups, requesting […]
Read about NCAPA’s position on Optimal Team Practice here, with links to express your interest in a Listening Session and FAQs.
Read about the posters presented in the 2018 Poster Session here.
Legislative Updates: Medication Assisted Treatment Waiver by Sarah Wolfe, Assistant Vice-President, McGuire Woods Consulting At this month’s North Carolina Medical Board meeting, NCAPA requested that the Physician Assistant Advisory Meeting […]
The seat on the North Carolina Medical Board designated for a PA will be coming up for appointment this Fall. Applicants must meet the following: Hold an active license or […]
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 15, 2018) – Today the PA (Physician Assistant) Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), announced the 16 recipients of the inaugural Mental Health […]
NCAPA is looking to hire! We are currently seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant and a full-time Membership Coordinator. These two individuals would join a vibrant staff with offices located at the […]
The NCMB included a timeline of the PA profession, in honor of the 50th anniversary, in their most recent newsletter. Read the full article here.
Due to “a large influx of packages from a history making Cyber-Monday”, United Parcel Service (UPS) has experienced delays in delivery of envelopes containing newborn screening specimens to the NCSLPH. […]
Important Information for Medicaid and Health Choice Providers: Medicaid announced it will require prior approval for outpatient opioid prescriptions in certain situations. Please click here for details: https://ncapa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/PA_Criteria-Opioid-Analgesics.pdf
The North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) is recruiting a part-time Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support for office functions including board support. Read more about the position here.
NCAPA received confirmation from the Department of Transportation that all of the following DMV forms have been updated to allow PAs and NPs to certify handicapped designation: Application for Handicapped […]
The North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) has been working hard this session to ensure PAs are once again able to sign for Disability Placards. As background, in late […]
HB 243: Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOP) Act passed both the House and Senate and was signed by Governor Cooper yesterday, Thursday, June 29, 2017. The STOP Act had bi-partisan […]
NCAPA Announces HOD Delegates for the term July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019 Delegates: Marc Katz Samantha Rogers Truett Smith Alisha DeTroye Jeff Katz Linda Sekhon Sue Reich Joshua […]
NCAPA President Truett Smith writes to NC PAs regarding the 2017 AAPA House of Delegates and Optimal Team Practice: Dear North Carolina PA, A monumental event occurred recently in the […]
LAS VEGAS (May 18, 2017) — At the annual conference of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), members of its House of Delegates unanimously approved Optimal Team Practice, a new […]
Read NCAPA’s Board of Directors letter to NCCPA regarding the NCCPA’s lobbying efforts in other states here.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public input from April 25 to May 25, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. on the Medicaid and NC Health Choice […]
Thank you to all the PA Advocates who joined NCAPA for PA Day at the Legislature. We are grateful to Senator Andrew Brock and Representative Gale Adcock who took the […]
Saturday, April 8th was a beautiful day with a Carolina blue sky, a nice breeze, and a lovely 65 degrees. Over 80 individuals gathered at the Stead Center in Durham to rededicate the […]
“Elon University has selected Rebecca Neiduski as the new dean of the School of Health Sciences. She begins her new role on June 1, succeeding Elizabeth Rogers, the founding dean […]
“On January 1st, 2017, President Barack Obama honored Richard A. Smith, MD, a founding father of the Physician Assistant profession, for his many contributions in the areas of PA education, […]
Big news coming from NCCPA about certification requirements. We are pleased to have NCCPA President/CEO and Board Chair presenting certification information at our Summer Conference on Monday, August 22nd at […]
Read NCAPA’s Board of Directors’ response to the NCCPA proposed changes here.
NCAPA was presented with the AAPA Outreach and Advocacy Award for “Fostering PA Excellence” at the 2016 AAPA Conference. The award was given in recognition of the efforts and success […]
L. Gail Curtis, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA from Clemmons, NC, has been elected President-Elect to the AAPA 2016-2017 Board of Directors. Congratulations Gail!
The NCAPA Board of Directors unanimously endorse L. Gail Curtis, MPAS, PA-C as the candidate of choice for AAPA President-Elect. Gail is currently Vice-President of AAPA and Speaker of the […]
The NCAPA Endowment is currently seeking applicants for the Board of Trustees. Read about the Endowment here. If you are interested in applying for a position on the Board of […]
The NCAPA Nominating Committee is soliciting candidates for open positions on the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee in 2017. Serving on the NCAPA Board is an important way to […]
February 25, 2006, the doors to the Stead Center were open for the first time. Read about the history here.
NCMB is seeking public comment on draft rules for implementing a new state requirement that all prescribers of controlled substances obtain mandatory continuing medical education in prescribing these medications. Under […]
“On October 5, ARC-PA announced five new provisionally accredited PA programs. The total number of accredited entry-level PA programs has reached 200.” Read the full article here.
Two pieces of legislation introduced before the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday byRep. Karen Bass (D-CA), a former physician assistant (PA) and PA educator, would ensure PA educational programs have […]
The North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) announces a search for an Executive Director due to a planned retirement. The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership and […]
Physician assistants have the best job in America right now based on the number of job openings, earning potential and career opportunities, according to career site Glassdoor. Read the full […]