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State Health Plan Shifts Beginning in 2025

On Wednesday, January 4th, State Treasurer Dale Folwell announced that Aetna won the contract to manage the State Health Plan for North Carolina State employees beginning in 2025. For more than forty years the contract was managed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. This is a major shift for more than 700,000 covered lives.

Psychiatric Supervision Search

NCPA is frequently asked for help in finding psychiatrists to help supervise Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (NP/PA). There are a number of reasons why psychiatrists should be encouraged to provide supervision to NP/PAs.  When an NP/PA is appropriately supervised and engaged in a collaborative effort, access to good psychiatric care is improved and the mental health workforce grows and strengthens.  NP/PAs play an important role in the health care delivery system, and when they are unable to procure quality supervisors, the system fails. Click here to find a psychiatric supervisor

Are you interested in supervising NP/PAs? Are you already supervising NP/PAs? Click here to update your profile

If you would like to learn more about supervising NP/PAs view the Supervision Toolkit which includes helpful checklists and template among other resources.

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The North Carolina Psychiatric Association is a professional medical organization that represents nearly 1,000 psychiatrists statewide; it is the district branch of the American Psychiatric Association. Members receive many member benefits, including dual membership in the state and national associations.

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Looking for a New Psychiatrist?

Our Find a Doctor search may be able to help you find a new psychiatrist. The psychiatrists listed in this directory are NCPA members who have chosen to submit the information about their practices to this directory. Individual physicians are responsible for the accuracy of this information; NCPA does not make patient referrals.

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