News

Medicaid Transformation

New RFI for Medicaid Managed Information System

September 19, 2018

Shifting from a MMIS to a MIMS will Upgrade State’s Managed Care Capacity In 2013 NC DHHS went live with NC TRACKS. NC TRACKS is a multi-payer Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) that merged separate information systems for Medicaid, Health Choice, and other programs such as State MH/IDD/SUD funding (known as IPRS, Integrated Payment and…

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Medicaid Transformation

Medicaid Standard Plan RFP Summary Guide

September 6, 2018

i2i Center staff have distilled down almost 500 pages of RFP jargon and text into the key topics areas. This is an easy to understand Medicaid Standard Plan RFP Guide for those interested in the NC Medicaid Transformation of behavioral and physical healthcare. Sections Include: Guide to the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Medicaid Standard Plan Timeframes for Implementation PHP…

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Announcements

New i2i Initiative on Community Inclusion

August 15, 2018

The i2i Center for Integrative Health is launching a new initiative to promote community inclusion for people with mental illness. The initiative is called I’m IN: Community Inclusion.This is a joint project of i2i Center for IntegrativeHealth, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare, and the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services. The goal…

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Announcements

i2i Center Collaborative on Value-Based Payment and Contracting Progresses

A central focus of the i2i Center is to convene collaboratives on pressing statewide issues. As earlier reported, i2i Center has begun a collaborative on Value-Based Payment and Contracting. North Carolina has a six year history of managed care in behavioral health and intellectual-developmental disability, yet only about 3% of the contracts between LME/MCOs and…

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Medicaid Transformation

NC DHHS Puts More Meat on Medicaid Transformation Bones – Care Management/General

By all accounts, there is a lot going on in preparation for moving Medicaid physical healthcare to a managed care model. The General Assembly passed State Law 2018-48, which provided additional direction to NC DHHS on Medicaid Transformation and specifically allowed for the Standard Plan to include the mild-to-moderate behavioral health Medicaid population. NC DHHS…

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Press Release

i2i Launches Community Inclusion Initiative for Individuals with Mental Illness

August 14, 2018

Download the Press Release here The i2i Center for Integrative Health is launching a new initiative to promote community inclusion for people with mental illness. The initiative is called I’m IN: Community Inclusion. This is a joint project of i2i Center for Integrative Health, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare, and the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental…

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Legislation

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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News

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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