Bill Summaries: all (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 4 2017 - View summary

    Identical to S 608, filed 4/4/17.

    Requires each Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organization (LME/MCO), beginning October 1, 2017, to twice yearly, give the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) the number of individuals within the LME/MCO's catchment area who are on the Registry of Unmet Needs for the North Carolina Innovations Waiver and who are on the waiting list for State‑funded intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) services. Specifies  eight pieces of information that must be provided for those individuals, including age, current living arrangements, and length of time the individual has been on at least one of the two waiting lists. Requires that the information be provided to DHHS by April 1 and October 1 of each year. No later than January 1 of each year requires DHHS to report that consolidated, redacted, information to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and NC Health Choice and the Fiscal Research Division. Specifies that reports from LME/MCOs and from DHHS are required under this section until behavioral health services for Medicaid recipients are no longer excluded from capitated Prepaid Health Plan contracts.