AN ACT TO CAP REIMBURSEMENT BY COUNTIES, TO MAKE ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO PAYMENT, FOR MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDED TO INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS, TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO UTILIZE MEDICAID FOR ELIGIBLE PRISONERS, TO PROVIDE THAT VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF DISTRICT COURT JUDGE SHALL BE FILLED BY APPOINTMENT OF THE GOVERNOR; AND TO CREATE A PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION AGAINST NOTARIES WHO VIOLATE THE NOTARY PUBLIC ACT.
Senate amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Requires the Division of Medical Assistance (Division), Department of Health and Human Services, to work with the NC Association of County Commissioners (Association) to prepare for the change to GS 153A-225(a)(4). Requires the Division to use a uniform method, developed by the Association, with will allow all counties to interface with the Division to implement the act. Requires the Department of Public Safety to provide technical assistance as needed (under the previous version, the Department of Public Safety was to work with counties to prepare for the change).
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