About the WCMS Service Programs:

The Wake County Medical Society was chartered by the North Carolina Medical Society in 1903. Wake County Medical Society Community Health Foundation is an IRS 501 C3 Corporation established to enable physicians and other friends of the profession to support projects vitally affecting scientific medicine and public health.

 

Mission Statement

To serve and represent the interests of our physicians; to promote the health of all people in Wake County; and to uphold the highest ethical practice of medicine.

 

Current Programs:

Project Access - A physician-led volunteer medical specialty service program for the poor, uninsured men, women, and children of Wake County.
   
Community Care of Wake and Johnston Counties - CCWJC has created private and public partnerships to improve performance with disease management initiatives such as asthma and diabetes for ACCESS Medicaid recipients.
   
CapitalCare Collaborative - The CCC program is a membership of safety net providers working collaboratively to develop initiatives to improve the health of the region's medically underserved.
   

Past Programs:

Children's Access Program
Outreach program enrolled 5,500 children in the Wake County Medicaid Program.  Program ended June 30, 2007.

 

CAP-C Program for Medically Fragile Children
A special Medicaid program that targets medically fragile children who meet the eligibility criteria for institutional care.  Case Manager work closely with patients and providers to assure that the health, safety and well-being of these children are being maintained.

 

Early Childhood Development
Identified and treated three and four year olds with developmental disabilities.

 

Su Hogar Medico
Through network activities, this pilot program aims to provide resources and tools to patients and practices to help build capacity for care of the ever-growing Hispanic population.