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i2i 2017-2018 Legislative Session Bill Tracker

July 12, 2018

Download Print Version (.docx) Notes: Bills that did not pass must be re-introduced in the 2019 Long Session to be considered, unless discussed in a special session. S.L. = Enacted as State Law SFY = State Fiscal Year (July 1-June 30), e.g. SFY18-19 = State Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 Appropriations…

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Medicaid Transformation Bills Passed

June 26, 2018

The General Assembly passed two bills that work together, H. 403 and H. 156, to clarify the implementation of the Standard and BH/I-DD Tailored Plans and the licensure requirements for managers under Medicaid Transformation. In a historic move, legislators passed H. 403 that moves Medicaid recipients with mild-to-moderate behavioral health needs under the Standard Plan…

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Budget on Governor’s Desk

June 6, 2018

As expected, the General Assembly very quickly finalized the budget and it is currently sitting on the Governor’s desk for signature or veto. A veto will likely just mean some additional procedural tasks for the legislature as the super-majority for the Republicans “seals the deal” to override a veto. Below is an update of the…

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i2i Partners with Community Health Center Association on National Grant

June 1, 2018

On May 16th, the Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net announced the recipients of its State Learning and Action Collaborative, a two-year national grant program, and i2i was informed that its joint submission with the North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA) was approved. The grant will be used to expand value based care…

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i2i Receives DD Council Grant

May 31, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) approved i2i as the applicant selected for its initiative entitled Cross-System Navigation in a Managed Care Environment. This renewable multi-year initiative will focus on identifying how individuals with I/DD and families can best be supported to effectively navigate across various service…

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General Assembly Unveils and Finalizes Budget Quickly

May 30, 2018

The changes to the budget for State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 were posted to the General Assembly website during the Memorial Day weekend. At press time, the conference committee version of the Appropriations Act of 2018 is working its way through both the House and Senate. The vehicle that the legislature chose for the budget was…

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Alliance Behavioral Healthcare Becomes i2i Champion

May 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jean Overstreet Phone: (919) 657-0580 Email: jean@i2icenter.org www.i2icenter.org (May 22, 2018) i2i Center for Integrative Health is pleased to announce that Alliance Behavioral Healthcare has become one of its high level Champion Supporters. The i2i Center is a convener organization for healthcare leaders to work together to solve the most important…