TO MAKE CHANGES IN GOVERNANCE OF LOCAL MANAGEMENT ENTITIES WITH RESPECT TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF STATEWIDE EXPANSION OF THE 1915(B)/(C) MEDICAID WAIVER, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 3rd edition.
Amends GS 122C-118.1, which makes changes to the structure of an area board, to permit a board of county commissioners in a multicounty area with a catchment population of at least 1.25 million to appoint area board members in a different manner from the method set out in the statute, upon receiving approval. Deletes provisions that allowed establishment of behavioral health authorities. Adds a section, amending GS 108A-70.9A (concerning Medicaid recipients appeals process), to add a definition for Department and make additional clarifying changes.
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