MHDDSA PROVIDERS/GUARDIANSHIP ISSUES.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 573 (Public) Filed Monday, April 1, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ADDRESSING PERMISSIBLE GUARDIANSHIP ROLES FOR CORPORATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS THAT PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.
Intro. by Randleman, Barringer, Robinson.

Status: Ref To Com On Health Care (Senate Action) (Apr 2 2013)

Bill History:

S 573

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 1 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 35A-1213, providing that a corporation cannot be appointed as guardian, in regards to appointments of guardian for an incompetent person, for any individual to whom it provides mental health, developmental disabilities, or substance abuse services for compensation as part of a contractual or other arrangement with a local management entity (LME), including LMEs that have been approved to operate the Medicaid Waiver.

    Establishes that an individual who contracts with or is employed by an entity that contracts with an LME, for mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services, cannot serve as a guardian for a ward for whom the individual or entity is providing these services unless the individual is (1) a parent or adoptive parent, (2) a family member of the ward, (3) a licensed family foster care provider, or (4) a licensed therapeutic foster care provider (was, unless the individual was a parent or immediate family member).


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