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From National Rural Health Association: Senate Releases Health Care Reform Bill

June 22, 2017

The Senate released their version of the House passed American Health Care Act entitled the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017.

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US House Of Representatives Pass Revised American Health Care Act

May 5, 2017

Today the US House of Representatives passed a revised version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on a party line vote of 217-213.

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AMA Warns that Proposed Changes to the American Health Care Act Do Not Remedy Bill’s Shortcomings

May 4, 2017

Despite amendments to bill, millions of Americans would still lose health insurance coverage

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North Carolina Medicaid and NC Health Choice Transformation- Request for Public Input

May 2, 2017

Let your voice be heard about Medicaid and Health Choice reform.

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Health Care Again at Risk! A Vote May Take Place Tomorrow!

May 2, 2017

This amendment, called the MacArthur/Meadows Amendment, makes a bad bill worse for low-income families in WNC.

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Grassroots Advocacy Forum : Tell Congress to vote NO on AHCA

April 28, 2017

Call your members of Congress and tell them to no on the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

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WCMS Executive Committee of the Board Votes to Support HB 662

April 25, 2017

Carolina Cares Letter of Support

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What is MACRA? A Simplified Presentation

September 8, 2016

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AMA Statement on VA Proposed Rule on Advanced Practice Nurses

May 26, 2016

Statement attributable to: Stephen R. Permut, M.D., J.D., Board Chair, American Medical Association

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Provider-Led and Patient-Centered Care, LLC

December 7, 2015

North Carolina’s largest health systems announce a collaboration to investigate development of a provider-led and owned Medicaid only Prepaid Health Plan

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CCNC Awarded Funds from CMS

September 30, 2015

CCNC receives $18.6 million Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative award.  
Collaborative network will join federal government and other partners in supporting large-scale healthcare transformation among clinician practices.

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HHS takes next step in advancing health equity through the Affordable Care Act

September 4, 2015

Proposed rule implements new protections against sex discrimination; enhances language assistance; protects individuals with disabilities; and extends to insurers participating in Health Insurance Marketplaces

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Four Seasons Pilots Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model

August 25, 2015

In collaboration with the Palliative Care Center and Hospice of Catawba Valley, Newton, Four Seasons will test a new model for community-based palliative care across the continuum of care spanning in-patient and outpatient settings. 

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Patient Centered Medical Homes Create Healthier Communities

May 18, 2015

The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is an innovative model for population health management that is improving the way that providers and primary care practices care for patients. In this model, providers expand access to patients and support them in achieving mutually agreed upon health goals. Patients have the opportunity to become more engaged in their own care and are empowered to work to improve unhealthy behaviors

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WCMS' Current Legislative Priorities 5/14/15

May 14, 2015

Based on multiple discussions with NCMS, meetings with legislators, and Board review, WCMS is currently focusing on these legislative priorities, which may change in the ensuing weeks as these issues are moving targets. Please contact Miriam@mywcms.org if you have questions or if you would like to get involved in advocacy.

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