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Federal Government Makes Telehealth Buprenorphine Prescribing Permanent

On February 2, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration issued a final rule that permanently allows patients to begin treatment with buprenorphine via telehealth. The rule also allows for increased flexibility related to methadone take-home doses, reducing the number of times patients must visit clinics. These are both provisions for which APA had advocated to be included in the final rule, arguing that they would improve access to care while reducing stigma and disruptions to patients’ daily lives. Click here to read more. 

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Membership of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association (NCPA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) are up for renewal on a calendar year basis. While all members are strongly encouraged to renew by January 1st each year, it is vital that you renew prior to the end of the 90-day grace period to avoid losing your membership benefits. 

Member dues for both NCPA and APA billed together through the APA's centralized dues billing and membership renewal processes. Members may renew in one of three ways:

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have specific question regarding your NCPA member benefits. Thank you for your continued NCPA and APA membership!

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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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