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Medicaid Expansion Set for Dec. 1

Governor Roy Cooper has announced a go live date of December 1 for Medicaid Expansion after lawmakers approve the state budget. NC DHHS anticipates 300,000 eligible people receiving Family Planning benefits will automatically be enrolled in full coverage on December 1.  

New Eight-Hour Training Requirement for all DEA Registered Practitioners

With the removal of the X-waiver for MAT, there is a new requirement for all new and renewing DEA registration to attest to 8 hours of training on the treatment/management of patients with opioid or SUD addictions. Exceptions include: recent (within 5 years) graduation from training, addiction board certification, previous MAT training. This is a one time training that can be done in combination with other trainings total 8 hours. The NC Medical Board (NCMB) and Wake AHEC have developed an eight-hour CME series designed to meet the new training requirement established by the DEA. The webinar series includes eight one-hour webinars on various topics, you can register for each individually based on your needs. The series will also fulfill the controlled substance CME requirement for the NCMB. 

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