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The Center for Community-Based Primary Care: Curriculum Series

The Center for Community-Based Primary Care: Curriculum Series

To ensure primary care physicians become a strong presence in their communities, capable of establishing and running practices that best serve the needs of their patients, The Center for Community-Based Primary Care has developed the Primary Care Curriculum Series. This free series provides top level introductions to important topics and pearls of wisdom from successful private practice physician owners across North Carolina to those wishing to start, transition, or optimize their private practice.

 

Hosted By:

L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD, FAAFP, currently the editor in chief of Medical Economics and retired president and CEO of CCNC, in Raleigh, actively involved in health policy on the state and national level, formerly the Assistant Secretary of Health for the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the State Medicaid Director, and is also an experienced business leader and entrepreneur, having won awards for historic building restorations and launched several successful businesses.

 

Presented By:

Tom Wroth MD, MPH, a practicing family physician, and CEO of CCNC. CCNC supports the primary care delivery system by providing practice support and care management services using targeted analytics and innovative practice-based tools.

 

Description:

This session provides: 1) an overview of the evolving primary care landscape in 2024 including emerging trends; 2) a review of ownership and governance models to include health system clinics, rural health centers, academic medicine, direct primary care, FQHCs (community health centers, private practice with business operations partner, independent practice including special interest options, population focused and corporate owned models, and other options; 3) the advantages and potential challenges for each practice model; 4) and a review of a clinically integrated network (CIN).

 

Materials:

Click here to access the recording and slides

Hosted and Presented By:

L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD, FAAFP, currently the editor in chief of Medical Economics and retired president and CEO of CCNC, in Raleigh, actively involved in health policy on the state and national level, formerly the Assistant Secretary of Health for the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the State Medicaid Director, and is also an experienced business leader and entrepreneur, having won awards for historic building restorations and launched several successful businesses.

 

Description:

This session provides: 1) an overview of financial terms and tools for building personal wealth and guarding against unexpected financial problems; 2) mistakes young physicians commonly make; more detailed information on 3) income and compensation plans; 4) debt and living expenses; 5) insurances, investments, and retirement; and 6) an example of value of owning your medical office as an investment strategy.

 

Materials:

Click here to access the recording and slides

 
Hosted By:

L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD, FAAFP, currently the editor in chief of Medical Economics and retired President and CEO of CCNC, in Raleigh, actively involved in health policy on the state and national level, formerly the Assistant Secretary of Health for the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the State Medicaid Director, and is also an experienced business leader and entrepreneur, having won awards for historic building restorations and launched several successful businesses.

 

Presented By:

Shawn Parker.

 

Description:

This session provides: 1) an overview, key terms, and anatomy of the employment agreement; 2) preliminary considerations; 3) and further defines each part of the agreement.

 

Materials:

The link to the recording and slides will be made available after the webinar.

Hosted By:

L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD, FAAFP, currently the editor in chief of Medical Economics and retired President and CEO of CCNC, in Raleigh, actively involved in health policy on the state and national level, formerly the Assistant Secretary of Health for the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the State Medicaid Director, and is also an experienced business leader and entrepreneur, having won awards for historic building restorations and launched several successful businesses.

 

Presented By:

Dr. Torlen (Tork) Wade, currently, senior consultant to the president of CCNC; former director/executive vice president for business development of CCNC; former director of the NC Office of Rural Health, and a primary care development specialist developing community-owned primary care centers in medically underserved communities of North Carolina.

 

Description:

This session provides detailed and timely information for 2024 for NC Office of Rural Health (ORH) Loan Repayment and Scholarship Opportunities, National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program, NC Medical Society Community Practitioner Program (CPP), Public Health Service Loan Forgiveness Program, Primary Care Medicine Forgivable Education Loan Program (FELS), and local scholarship and loan opportunities.

 

Materials:

Click here to access the recording and slides

Hosted By:

L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD, FAAFP, currently the editor in chief of Medical Economics and retired President and CEO of CCNC, in Raleigh, actively involved in health policy on the state and national level, formerly the Assistant Secretary of Health for the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the State Medicaid Director, and is also an experienced business leader and entrepreneur, having won awards for historic building restorations and launched several successful businesses.

 

Presented By:

Dr. Conrad L. Flick, MD, Co-President and Co-Medical Director of Community Care Physician Network (CCPN), and managing partner of an independent group practice, Family Medical Associates of Raleigh, has served the AAFP as both member and chair of their Committee on Special Constituencies and Commission on Government Affairs, was on the AAFP Board of Directors and is a past chair of FamMedPAC, the AAFP’s Political Action Committee, and is a past president of the NC Academy of Family Physicians.

 

Description:

This session provides: 1) an overview of the types of medical practice structures; 2) pros and cons for each type; 3) information on how to get started 4) legal considerations; 5) licensure and credentialing; 6) Medicare provider enrollment; 7) contracting and insurance considerations; 8) malpractice claims; and 9) dos and don’ts if threatened with a lawsuit.

 

Materials:

Click here to access the recording and slides

Hosted and Presented By:

L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD, FAAFP, currently the editor in chief of Medical Economics and retired president and CEO of CCNC, in Raleigh, actively involved in health policy on the state and national level, formerly the Assistant Secretary of Health for the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the State Medicaid Director, and is also an experienced business leader and entrepreneur, having won awards for historic building restorations and launched several successful businesses.

 

Description:

This session provides: 1) designing your best office space; 2) options to consider for exam space; 3) atmosphere and dimensions required; 4) advantages and disadvantages of leasing versus owning; 5) understanding leases; 6) associated costs and considerations to upfit a space versus building new; 7) key terms; and an 8) example of ownership building cost statement.

 

Materials:

The link to the recording and slides will be made available after the webinar.

  • Staffing and HR Basics: 4/7/2024
  • Clinical Services and Equipment: 4/21/2024
  • Insurance Contracting and Credentialing: 5/19/2024
  • Revenue Cycle Management: 6/2/2024
  • Successful Practice Budget: 6/23/2024
  • Office Procedures Training and Incorporating: 7/7/2024
  • In-office X-ray and Lab Practical Considerations: 7/21/2024
  • Final Advice from Mentors: 8/4/2024

 

Disclaimer: This Primary Care Curriculum Series is strictly an informational tool for your use. Consult with your own experts and/or consultants when making any decision. Neither CCNC, CCPN, nor any of their affiliates, accept liability with respect to the use of the educational resources or any decision that is made by the practice or physician based on the resources in the educational series.