INCREASE INNOVATIONS WAIVER SLOTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 728 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 11, 2019
AN ACT TO INCREASE NORTH CAROLINA INNOVATIONS WAIVER SLOTS.
Intro. by Insko, Hawkins, Lambeth.

Status: Ref to the Com on Appropriations, Health and Human Services, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 15 2019)
H 728

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 11 2019 - More information

    Requires the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Benefits (Division), to amend the North Carolina Innovations waiver to increase the number of available slots by a maximum of 500, which must be made available on the later of January 1, 2020, or upon approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Requires that of these slots 125 must be reserved capacity slots to be distributed using the allocation formula currently in place. Requires the remaining slots to be distributed to the local management entities/managed care organizations (LME/MCOs) based on a per capita basis to then be made available to the counties on a per capita basis to be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

    Appropriates $5,435,100 in recurring funds for 2019-20 and $10,870,200 in recurring funds for 2020-21 from the General Fund to the Division to fund these additional slots.

    Effective July 1, 2019.


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