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North Carolina External Quality Review

2017 Annual Medicaid Quality Forum

October 3, 2017 – Greenville  |  October 6, 2017 – Raleigh  |  October 10, 2017 – Morganton


Please join us for the 2017 NC External Quality Review (EQR) Annual Medicaid Quality Forum, hosted by The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME) the EQR Organization for North Carolina. This year’s forum will focus on federal and state changes for managed care as we move forward. We have secured local and national experts to discuss Medicaid managed care market trends, integrated care, and encounter data validation. These experts will provide attendees with valuable information to assist in the successful navigation of transformational changes occurring in North Carolina and across the country.


NC Behavioral Health PIHP staff including: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Medical Directors, and Quality/Performance Improvement Managers and Directors.


  • Medicaid Managed Care Market Trends: 
    Kristin Thorn, JD, BA, Medicaid Administration and Market Strategy Senior Principal, Accenture Consulting
  • Integrated Care:
    Amelia Muse, PhD, LMFTA, Director of Operations, Center of Excellence for Integrated Care
  • Encounter Data Validation:
    Nate Burgess, Regional Director HMS & Kyung Lee, Consultant HMS


There is no registration fee for the forum.


Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m. Each session begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at 4:00 p.m. Attendees will be responsible for lunch, all snacks, and drinks. Please note that room temperatures vary, so dress in layers to ensure comfort. Also available vending options may be limited at each venue, so please plan accordingly.

Tuesday, October 3 – Greenville Friday, October 6 – Raleigh Tuesday, October 10 – Morganton

Pitt County Agricultural Extension Auditorium
403 Government Cir # 2, Greenville, NC 27834

PIHP Availability:

  • Trillium Health Resources – 30 attendees
  • Eastpointe – 30 attendees




The Rural Center
4021 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610

PIHP Availability:

  • Alliance Behavioral Healthcare– 30 attendees
  • Sandhills Center– 30 attendees
  • Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions:
    • Alamance-Caswell Community Office –
      10 attendees
    • Five County Community Office – 10 attendees
    • OPC Community Office – 10 attendees

Foothills Higher Education Center Room 163 
2128 S. Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655

PIHP Availability:

  • Vaya Health – 30 attendees
  • Partners Behavioral Health Management – 30 attendees
  • Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions:
    • Corporate Office – 7 attendees
    • Mecklenburg Community Office –
      7 attendees
    • Piedmont Community – 7 attendees
    • Triad Community – 7 attendees


Pre-registration is required. Attendance at each site is limited to the number specified for each PHIP in the above table. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration to allow someone on the waitlist to register.


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For additional information and questions, please contact Shelly Crotty at 919-461-5653 or scrotty@thecarolinascenter.org.

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