News

Medicaid Transformation

BH/IDD Tailored Plan Eligibility and Enrollment

April 30, 2019

NC DHHS published a “Final Guidance” paper entitled, “BH/IDD Tailored Plan Eligibility and Enrollment”.  Final guidance may reference that NC DHHS will not seek any more feedback on the policy, although it is qualified that NC DHHS has the right to amend the policy in the future.  This paper accompanies the November 2017 concept paper,…

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Legislation

Busy Legislative Session is Underway

As expected, the 2019 long session of the General Assembly is busy with committees meeting regularly.  The budget, initiated by the House this year, is expected to be published at any moment.  At that point, activities will likely ramp up to chaotic.  The bill filing deadlines for both the House and the Senate have already…

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Announcements

i2i Partners with PsychHub

i2i has become a partner with PsychHub, a free online platform providing engaging videos about mental health, substance use and suicide prevention.  The program was founded by Patrick J. Kennedy and Marjorie Morrison in 2018.   It is described as, “reimagining behavioral health and substance use education through intentional and thoughtful design. Our video offering is…

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News

Legislative Report Does Not Require Regionalization of DSS Offices

March 19, 2019

In 2017, the General Assembly passed Session Law 2017-41, legislation to address ways to strengthen and restructure the social service and child welfare system in North Carolina, to that end, the Social Services Regional Supervision and Collaboration Working Group (SSWG) was created to make recommendations for NC DHHS and the General Assembly on delivering optimal…

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News Brief

March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

Stay on top of the latest news in North Carolina with the i2i’s news brief. In this issue: Legislature Heats Up North Carolina Managed Care Enrollment Broker Update i2i Convening Partners to Improve High Level Child Mental Health Services Children’s Council Focuses on Collaboration I’m IN: Community Inclusion Launches 4 Innovative Pilot Programs Training March…

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Announcements

i2i Convening Partners to Improve High Level Child Mental Health Services

Improving services that address care to children with the highest level needs in the system and working to bring these services in line with a whole person care approach is the goal of a new i2i collaborative project.  i2i will facilitate work with a group of LME-MCOs and PRTFs to address standardized performance measures for…

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Legislation

Legislature Heats Up

The long session of the General Assembly is in the thick of its work at this point.  Appropriations subcommittees are meeting multiple times a week, the Governor’s proposal has started the budget process, and other committees are moving bills along.  Here’s a quick look at some of the bills that the General Assembly is currently…

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Announcements

I’m IN: Community Inclusion to Launch 4 Innovative Pilot Programs

The I’m IN: Community Inclusion has recruited four new Pilot Partners to extend the impact of community inclusion.  Each of the four Pilot Partners will implement an innovation within their local community that promotes inclusion of adults with mental illness.  The four sites are: Johnson County – the project will work in partnership with Alliance…

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