AN ACT TO TRANSFORM AND REORGANIZE NORTH CAROLINA'S MEDICAID AND NC HEATH CHOICE PROGRAMS.
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Amends new GS 143B-1400 to add the procedure for naming a replacement Secretary of the Department of Medicaid in the event of death, incapacity, resignation, removal by the Governor, or vacancy for any other reason, with the procedures differing depending on whether the General Assembly is in session at the time of the vacancy.
Amends GS 20-79.5 to create a special license plate for the Secretary of Medicaid.
Amends GS 126-5 to allow the Governor to designate positions as exempt from the NC Human Resources Act in the Department of Medicaid (DOM).
Amends GS 143B-2 to make the Executive Organization Act of 1973 applicable to DOM.
Amends GS 143B-6 to name DOM as a principal department.