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February 21, 2022


In the News

1. Doctors Share Their Own Mental Health Care Tips 

Although “bad habits are hard to break,” good habits are worth reinforcing. This article was first published in 2018 but is worth sharing again especially given the increase in mental health and substance use support needs of healthcare professionals that have manifested during the COVID19 pandemic. The article promotes 45 mental health tips shared by doctors that they themselves have used to take care of their mental health. Review article here.


2. Why Millions on Medicaid Are at Risk of Losing Coverage in the Months Ahead

Millions of Medicaid Beneficiaries are At risk of Losing Coverage once the emergency relief period that was enacted to prevent beneficiaries from losing coverage during the COVID pandemic comes to an end unless Congress intervenes. Review article here.


3. Enrolling Providers: NEW NC Medicaid Provider Training is LIVE!

NC Medicaid has released an updated series of provider enrollment training videos, which are required components of the provider enrollment process for newly enrolling NC Medicaid providers and mandated under NCGS 108C-9 (c).

For additional information about the required training, providers may call PCG at 877-522-1057, option 2, or email [email protected].


COVID-19 Updates

1.    As BA.2 Subvariant of Omicron Rises, Lab Studies Point To Signs of Severity

2.    COVID Vaccines Offer Lasting Protection Against Reinfection, Studies Find

3.    NC DHHS COVID-19 Dashboard

Learning Opportunities

2022 Practice Management Career Panel

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 | 7:00 PM EST | Zoom Meeting

Join this valuable virtual panel discussion with North Carolina healthcare leaders. Q&A session will follow the discussion!

Virtual Event Panelists:
•    Cameron Cox
Chief Executive Officer, e3c3 Consulting
•    Chad Ghorley
Chief Executive Officer, Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
•    Mike Lunceford
Administrator, Kernodle Clinic, Dept. of Private Diagnostic Clinic
•    Amanda McKinney
Director of Operations, CaroMont Health


Upcoming Events

·       2022 NC Neurological Society Hybrid Annual Meeting (Feb. 25-27, 2022)

·       2022 NC Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Meeting (April 8-10, 2022)