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Integrating Voices of System Users and Families Key to Successful System Transformation

February 4, 2020

Report on Pinehurst Conference Consumer Caucus by Sarah Potter and Laurie Coker Close to twenty consumers, family members, and some staff from the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services employees participated in  the annual Consumer Caucus hosted at the December 2019 i2i Conference in Pinehurst.  Lively conversation focused on…

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i2i Stakeholder Collaborative Work Results in Improving Quality of Care

November 12, 2019

The i2i Center for Integrative Health recently completed work on projects that benefit individuals, providers, managers and regulators in determining the quality of care of two important services while moving North Carolina’s behavioral and healthcare services closer to the vision for integrated, value based care for those receiving Medicaid. i2i Executive Director Mary Hooper stated,…

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i2i Center Facilitates Creation of PRTF Dashboard

September 16, 2019

i2i Center being true to its mission to convene, strategize and activate solutions has successfully facilitated discussions among a workgroup of the seven LME/MCOs and seven partner Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTFs) that has led to an agreement on indicators for a PRTF dashboard and on a single assessment tool.  This effort, funded by the…

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i2i Center Spearheads a Value-Based Purchasing Approach to Community Support Team

The NC Medicaid Transformation is creating a shift from typical fee-for-service (FFS) payment to more value-driven reimbursement.  Behavioral healthcare lags behind physical healthcare in this movement that emphasizes quality and outcomes over volume. To address this, i2i Center for Integrative Health has facilitated a Collaborative on Value-Based Purchasing with representatives from provider agencies, LME/MCOs and…

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Spring Conference Opening and Closing Messages Strike a Chord with Attendees

With a turnout of 450 health, behavioral and I-DD stakeholders including leaders from Providers, LME/MCOs, Standard Plan Managers, Public Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services leadership, Advocates, Consumers and Family Members, and a variety of vendor organizations, the i2i Pathways 2 Progress opening and closing plenary topics were timely and thought provoking, covering…

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i2i Hosts Webinar for 1,000 on Medicaid Transformation 101

There is no doubt there is a lot of interest in Medicaid Transformation.  This was clearly demonstrated when 500 slots for i2i’s first Medicaid Transformation 101 webinar filled up in one day.  i2i then added 2 additional webinars that quickly filled almost to capacity.  Feedback from the webinars was very encouraging with 80% of registrants…