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Trillium Health Resources New i2i Champion

October 9, 2018

  (October 9, 2018) Trillium Health Resources is now a high level Champion Supporter for the i2i Center for Integrative Health. The mission of the i2i Center is to foster collaborative and evidence-based initiatives for improving the quality and efficacy of the behavioral health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use care and support services…

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Partners awarded $1.6 million to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

October 4, 2018

For more information, please contact: M. Rachel Porter Sr. Director, Marketing & Communications Partners Behavioral Health Management O: 704-842-6304 C: 980-293-3978 rporter@partnersbhm.org www.partnersbhm.org Partners awarded $1.6 million to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Federal SAMHSA grant supports innovative opioid treatment for those unable to pay GASTONIA, N.C., September 28, 2018 – Residents of Gaston and Lincoln…

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Announcements

i2i Executive Director Statement on Hurricane Impact

September 26, 2018

i2i joins all North Carolinians in support of our fellow citizens who are suffering the effects of Hurricane Florence. We want to recognize the incredible efforts of provider organizations, LME-MCOs, NC DHHS, consumer organizations, stakeholders, first responders, and individual citizens in assisting people with behavioral health and IDD needs during this time of incredible destruction….

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Medicaid Transformation

Organization Changes within NC DHHS

September 19, 2018

Kody Kinsley has begun a new position as the Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Mr. Kinsley started with NC DHHS as the Deputy Director of the Division of MH/IDD/SUD Services and served as the Interim Senior Director of the Division. Now, he oversees the Division of MH/IDD/SUD Services, the Division…

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Medicaid Transformation

RFP for Standard Plan Updates

The Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Standard Plan now includes: Answers to questions submitted by responding organizations; Revisions to the RFP, most notably: PHPs must achieve NCQA LTSS Distinction by the end of Contract Year 3; The Scope of Services medical benefits is inclusive of LTSS services, including Nursing Facility Services, Home Health Services,…

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Medicaid Transformation

Building the Ombudsman Program

The Ombudsman Program is a key component of Medicaid Transformation. NC DHHS released a Request for Information (RFI) for organizations interested in providing the Ombudsman function. Feedback was due on June 27, 2018 and it was a required response for any organization that intends to apply for the contract. Download PDF: Building the Ombudsman Program

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Medicaid Transformation

Advanced Medical Home Resources Available

NC DHHS has provided multiple resources on their Medicaid Transformation website that give more detail to the Advanced Medical Home (AMH). The Advanced Medical Home role is primary to achieving an integrated care approach under Medicaid Transformation because the AMH will conduct care management functions. Download PDF: Advanced Medical Home Resources Available

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Medicaid Transformation

Provider Credentialing RFP Released

NC DHHS has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for organizations interested in being the Provider Data Contractor for the State as it relates to credentialing of providers. Any organization that responds to the RFP should be certified as a Credentialing Verification Organization (CVO) through the national accreditation program that NC DHHS has chosen for…

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