Center for Healthcare Strategies President & CEO to Keynote Spring Conference

March 23, 2021

The Opening Plenary keynote for the Spring Conference will be Allison Hamblin, MSPH, President and CEO of the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). She will be discussing national trends and innovations in Medicaid behavioral health and healthcare, the progress of integrated care, the role of value based care and serving individuals with complex needs….


NC DHHS Creates New Medicaid Managed Care Provider Page

February 16, 2021

The new webpage includes important information for Providers as we transition to the Standard Plan between now and July 1. Information includes: Provider Directory Key Dates of Transformation Contracting Information Provider Playbook Updates Upcoming Webinars February – April, 2021 and more.


A Message from the New i2i Executive Director

February 2, 2021

I am so honored to be the new Executive Director of the i2i Center for Integrative Health.  As many of you know, I have been with i2i since its inception in January 2018 and with the legacy organization, the NC Council of Community Programs, since 1994.  I have a family member who gives me the…


Message from Mary Hooper

December 17, 2020

I appreciate and welcome the opportunity to offer a few comments as I look forward to my upcoming retirement.  As those of you who attended our Pinehurst conference heard me say, it has truly been my privilege to serve in this leadership role with i2i (as well as our legacy organization).  I’ve learned a great…


i2i to Convene Consumers to Define Value of Care Management for Individuals and Families

December 16, 2020

The Delta Center for a Thriving Public Safety Net has awarded the i2i Center for Integrative Health and the NC Community Health Centers Association (NCCHCA) a one-year grant.  The grant will allow i2i and NCCHCA to work with consumers, providers and payors to define the value of care management.  Under this grant, i2i along with…


Virtual Pinehurst Conference a Great Success

i2i is so pleased to report that we have been overwhelmed with positive feedback on our Virtual Pinehurst Conference from attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors.   We are so appreciative of the wonderful and encouraging comments.  We want to share just a few with you: “I just wanted to give another huge round of applause to…


Innovation Awards Recognize Challenges of 2020

2020 presented significant challenges to everyone – whether they were health related, personal, financial, political, social, professional or other, we all experienced upheaval this year.  Because of these many changes, i2i felt it was important to acknowledge and highlight those in our service system who took on these challenges and were able to keep individuals…


Tailored Plan RFA Released

November 16, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) issued a Request for Applications for Behavioral Health I/DD Tailored Plans as part of North Carolina’s transition to Medicaid Managed Care. Look for i2i Summary of RFA in upcoming News Brief issue. As directed by the North Carolina General Assembly, for the first contract term,…