WAKE SUPERIOR COURT CURATIVE (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 679 (Local) Filed Wednesday, April 6, 2011
STRENGTHENING MENTAL HEALTH RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT UNDER THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
Intro. by Lewis.

Status: Ch. SL 2011-417 (House Action) (Nov 16 2011)
H 679/S.L. 2011-417

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Nov 7 2011 - More information

    House committee substitute deletes all provisions of the 1st edition and replaces with A CURATIVE ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ASSIGN ALL INADVERTENTLY UNASSIGNED AREAS BY SESSION LAW 2011-203, AN ACT TO REALIGN THE DISTRICTS FOR WAKE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE SEATS TO PROVIDE FOR SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICTS AND EQUAL REPRESENTATION IN THOSE DISTRICTS, AND TO CLARIFY THE TEXTUAL EXPLANATION OF THE PLAN FOR WAKE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES.
    Amends GS 7A-41(b)(4), as amended by SL 2011-203, to add specified Census blocks to Wake County Superior Court District 10B. Effective January 1, 2013, and applies to the 2012 election.


  • Summary date: Apr 6 2011 - More information

    Amends Section 10.69A(a)(7) of SL 2009-451, as previously amended by Section 5A of SL 2009-575 and Section 10.35 of SL 2010-31, to: (1) provide that before a child can be admitted to Level III or Level IV placement in Medicaid child mental health, development disabilities, and substance abuse residential services an assessment must be completed to determine the appropriateness of placement; (2) increase the maximum length of stay to 180 days (was 120 days); (3) require any exceptions to the maximum length of stay for non-CABHAs (Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency) require an independent psychological or psychiatric assessment, and for CABHAs, a psychological or psychiatric assessment that may be completed by the CABHA; (4) eliminate requirement that the Department of Health and Human Services study the effectiveness of the length of stay limitation; and (5) specify that authorization approval is not conditional upon all signatures on a discharge plan. Authorizes the local management entity (LME) to designate appropriate individuals to sign the discharge plan within 24 hours of receipt.


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