Feb. 13

Regulatory Lunch and Learn

Every third Monday of the month, from noon to 1 p.m., UNC Health Care Corporate Compliance hosts a "Lunch and Learn" WebEx on Medicare and Medicaid regulatory developments.

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Upcoming Education on APP Shared Visit Billing Workflows

​A recent audit revealed compliance issues with APP shared visit billing workflows. The Epic Embedded Team and APP Center are partnering with Professional Compliance to provide training for UNC Medical Center APPs and their supervising physicians regarding Epic inpatient APP charging workflows.

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Modern Authentication Enabled in Outlook Feb. 19

Modern authentication will be enabled for Microsoft Outlook on Feb. 19. This functionality makes Outlook more secure and makes Single Sign-On possible for Outlook when logging in to the UNC Health Care local network.

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Reopening of the Ground Floor Neurosciences West Corridor Delayed until March 18

The Ground Floor Neurosciences west corridor, which is currently closed as part of the EDTU project, was scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 18, but has been delayed due to unforeseen existing conditions that need to be addressed during the corridor closure. The corridor is now scheduled to reopen on Monday, March 18.

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“Demystifying Insulin” Online Courses via LMS Coming Soon

These online courses will provide insulin best practices education and will be assigned to nurses at UNC Medical Center, including Hillsborough and WakeBrook campuses later this month. Find more information about these LMS courses at the link in the headline.

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Method Change for Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HFE) Mutation Testing

Effective Feb. 10, the methodology for detection of the C282Y and H63D mutations in the HFE gene will be changed from a mutation-specific melting curve analysis to a TaqMan genotyping assay. Read the full memo at the link in the headline for details.

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Turner Named Interim Vice President of UNC Health Alliance, Population Health Services

Effective March 1, 2020, Stephanie Turner will assume the role of Interim Vice President, Population Health Services for UNC Health Alliance. Most recently, Stephanie served as the Executive Director of Population Health Clinical Services for UNC Health Alliance. She has been a part of the Clinical Services leadership team since 2016.

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Employees on 80/20 Plan: Steps to receive your 25% Reimbursement when seeing a UNC Health Care provider

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, a 25% reimbursement is available to UNC Health Care state employees on State Health Plan’s 80/20 plan and their dependents when they visit UNC Health Care or UNC Health Alliance providers. View details on this new benefit and how to claim and receive your 25% reimbursement.

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The Beat Goes On 2020

The annual Heart & Vascular The Beat Goes On Conference is scheduled Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the William and Ida Friday Center. A variety of speakers will present information on Using Simulation to Improve Patient Outcomes, Alarm Fatigue, current studies being performed at the Medical Center, and many more interesting subjects.

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New Art Exhibit in the Women's Health Education Center

The Women's Health Education Center invites you to enjoy our art exhibit. This month features the artwork of Nicole Rabon titled the "Reflections of Eno River." The Women's Health Education Center is located on the ground floor of the N.C. Women's Hospital, in the lobby area, and is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Yoga @ Work

Take a break from the daily stresses of work and rejuvenate your mind & body with yoga! The Women's Health Education Center sponsors a Yoga at Work Program that is specifically designed for the hard-working employees of UNC Hospitals. It is great way to gain flexibility and strength without commuting. Classes take place every Tuesday from 5 - 5:50 p.m.

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Management of Acute Myeloid Leukemia in 2020: A Paradigm Shift for Older Adults?

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Joshua Zeidner, MD. UNC Lineberger’s Leukemia Program offers both diagnostic and therapeutic services by incorporating specialists who have developed expertise from multiple disciplines in the care of blood and marrow cancers. These specialists work as a single patient care team who firmly believe that research will improve care of leukemia patients.

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Third Annual Ambulatory Nursing Conference

UNC Medical Center Outpatient Services and UNC School of Nursing are co-sponsoring an Ambulatory Care Conference on April 25, 2020 at the Friday Center. Come join us for a day of interactive learning and networking.

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Upcoming Events from HR

Learn about America Saves Week (Feb. 24 - 29) as well as information about upcoming representative sessions from Fidelity, CAPTRUST and TIAA.

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Ash Wednesday Service

There will be an Ash Wednesday Service on February 26, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. in the John M. Reeves All Faiths Chapel. All hospital patients, families, and staff are invited to this gathering.

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Scheduling and Registration Staff: Newborn Insurance Policy

When scheduling visits for newborns, do not attach insurance to the Hospital Account unless you have verified the child is listed as a member on the coverage. If the child is not listed on the coverage, the HAR should be "self-pay." Review the Newborn Insurance Policy tip sheet at the link in the headline for more details.

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ISD Training Team Podcast Episode 8: The Shared Visit - Inpatient Advanced Practice Provider Charging at a Glance

Noel Wagner, UNC HCS Associate Director of Professional Compliance, reviews the APP inpatient charging workflow for shared visits. She explains what a split/shared service is, the compliance and revenue impact when not documented correctly by the APP and their Supervising Physician within Epic, and the importance of documenting the Service Provider and Billing Provider accurately within Epic@UNC’s charge capture.

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Introducing the New UNC Primary Care Campaign

Introducing the New UNC Primary Care Campaign

The UNC Primary Care campaign launched on Jan. 27 with the goal of establishing primary care as experts who can help patients achieve their healthiest life and enable maximum enjoyment.

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Novel Coronavirus (recently officially named COVID-19) Preparedness: PPE Stewardship

All staff must be careful stewards of our personal protective equipment (PPE) that we use to protect ourselves from respiratory infections. Learn more about what you can do to help.

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Intranet, SharePoint Downtime: Thursday, Feb. 20

There is a planned Intranet and SharePoint downtime scheduled between 6 - 10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20. SharePoint sites (including Intranet, collaboration pages, and Mysites/OneDrives) will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes from 6 - 6:15 p.m. Normal service should resume no later than 10 p.m.

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Open Enrollment for the Compassionate Leader and Diversity Leader Programs

The Learning and Organizational Development Team will initiate their annual open enrollment for the Compassionate and Diversity Leader Programs from Sunday, February 23 thru Sunday, March 1, 2020. Once the enrollment period begins, any interested employees must apply online by completing the appropriate application.

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