In April of 2022, two organizations with experience in healthcare operations and technologies launched a new business venture for turnkey team-based care management of chronic illness: CCARE Health Systems, LLC (www.CCARE.HEALTH).  Pete Gratale, the Managing Partner of OCHI, LLC (OCHI) stated that “CCARE is our recent Use Case of the Intellectual Property (IP) developed by […]

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In November 2019, the AMA and NCMS began a collaborative effort on diabetes prevention in NC, which was also part of a larger multi-organizational effort, Diabetes Free NC. The collaboration between AMA/NCMS was directed at physician education and outreach, and increasing physician referrals to diabetes prevention lifestyle change programs. These programs are offered virtually through […]

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As part of NC Medicaid transformation, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved a groundbreaking program called the Healthy Opportunities Pilot (HOP). Through 2024 with potential for extension, NC DHHS selected three HOP regions with up to $650 million in Medicaid funding to pilot services related to housing, food, transportation, and interpersonal safely […]

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