AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE THE DIVISION OF ADULT CORRECTION AND THE DIVISION OF JUVENILE JUSTICE INTO A SINGLE DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY AND TO EXEMPT THE FABRICATION OF EYEGLASSES FROM CAPITATED PREPAID HEALTH PLAN CONTRACTS UNDER MEDICAID TRANSFORMATION.
House amendments make the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amendment #1 changes the effective date of the act to December 1, 2017 (was, effective retroactively to July 1, 2013) and makes conforming deletions of the qualifiers in the effective date provision.
Makes the existing parts of the act effective retroactively to July 1, 2013.
Adds a new Part IV, which is effective when the act becomes law, which provides as follows. Amends SL 2015-245, as amended, to prohibit capitated contracts for Medicaid and NC Health Choice Services from covering the fabrication of eyeglasses, including complete eyeglasses, eyeglass lenses, and ophthalmic frames. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.
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