Eastern Area Health Education Center

Care for Your Practice with Our Support Services in Greenville, NC

Eastern AHEC seeks to strengthen healthcare in our region, and that includes serving, physicians, as well as patients. Primary care practices work face-to-face with patients every day, and we look to support both physicians and patients by offering practice support in Greenville, NC and eastern NC. Our support services can help you meet national program requirements and make your practice a better place to work or receive care.

We partner with several respected programs, including the NC Healthcare Quality Alliance, NC Academy of Family Physicians, NC Pediatric Society and more, to offer our resources and expertise for your benefit.

Eastern AHEC is pleased to announce that NC AHEC has partnered with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and Division of Health Benefits to help transition healthcare providers to Medicaid Managed Care.  Practice Support is providing on-site comprehensive Medicaid Managed Care education and assistance to healthcare providers across the state. To access our services, contact us via (phone number) or (email address).  More information and resources are also available via the NC Medicaid website for providers:  https://medicaid.ncdhhs.gov/providers/provider-playbook-medicaid-managed-care.


NC AHEC and NC DHHS are offering two free statewide monthly webinar series in preparation for the rollout of Medicaid Managed Care in July 2021. Click here for more information or to register: https://www.ncahec.net/medicaid-managed-care/

Fireside Chat (Register)
Every first Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
January 7 – Behavioral Health
February 4 – Value Based Payment/Advanced Payment Models and Quality
March 4 – Policy Approvals, Process Changes, and Appeals

About Our Practice Support Services

QPP and MIPS: We’re Here to Help You!

The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) and Alliant Quality are working together to help small practices in North Carolina understand and successfully participate in the CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP) Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS). This support for QPP MIPS is available at no cost to you. Contact us for local, in-state support at 919-445-3508 or QPPSupport@ncahec.net. For more information about the program, please visit QPP.CMS.gov.


Quality Improvement Consulting

We provide expert, on-site quality improvement consulting as well as workshops, training, webinars, peer-to-peer learning events and group collaboratives to enhance care and improve patient and care team satisfaction. We combine informed, technical knowledge with seasoned practicality to help practices improve patient care outcomes.


Electronic Health Record (EHR) Consulting

NC AHEC has assisted over 1,200 primary care practices in adopting an EHR and supported over 2,500 providers in achieving Meaningful Use.


Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV

This is a Quality Improvement Project for MOC by the American Board of Pediatrics, and an Alternative Activity for Maintenance of Certification for Family Physicians (MC-FP) Part IV Credit by The American Board of Family Practice. For more information on how to use your participation in the NC AHEC Practice Support Program to earn MOC Part IV credit, contact Monique Mackey by email or by phone at 919-445-3501.
Contact Eastern AHEC for Provider Support

There are a variety of ways that Eastern AHEC can serve your primary care practice in Greenville or eastern NC. You can reach out to us at 252.744.5221 or via email at BullockAmy@ecu.edu to learn more about our services or to have your questions answered.

Eastern AHEC is proud to offer practice support services in Greenville and eastern NC for primary care practices.