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DSM-V Implementation August 1, 2014 Announcement
2013 laws and what's eligible for short session
- Raise the Age Talking Points
Voting Rights Act: H.R. 3899 (Bill in Congress)
Questions and Answers
Social Workers and Drug Testing of Public Benefit Applicants: NASW Legal Issue of the Month (June 2013)
NC Tracks to go live July 1, 2013
On July 1, 2013 Medicaid and NC Health Choice Providers will use a different billing system: NC Tracks. We want to make sure you are ready for this change! NASW-NC has helped the Department of Health and Human Services develop a provider friendly fact sheet about who is impacted by this change and how they enroll in the new system. For more information and assistance to providers, check out an additional resource: What You Need to Know. We hope all of this information provides you with an easy transition into NC Tracks!
2013: RFI from DHHS
With member input, NASW-NC submitted comments to the NC DHHS RFI. You can read NASW-NC comments by clicking here.
CPT Codes, Practice Perspectives
2013 Legislative Agenda: Our legislative agenda was drafted by our Legislative Committee and approved by our Board of Directors. These will be the priorities we will be focused on during the next legislative session!
NASW-NC PACE: Visit the PACE page to find a list of candidates and updates on races.
Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act: What does it mean and how will it affect YOU as a social worker
Blog Posts: ACA Facts and The Affordable Care Act: What Providers Need to Know
NASW and Health Care Reform