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Announcements

i2i Center Collaborative on Value-Based Payment and Contracting Progresses

August 15, 2018

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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Legislation

Budget on Governor’s Desk

June 6, 2018

As expected, the General Assembly very quickly finalized the budget and it is currently sitting on the Governor’s desk for signature or veto. A veto will likely just mean some additional procedural tasks for the legislature as the super-majority for the Republicans “seals the deal” to override a veto. Below is an update of the…

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News

i2i Partners with Community Health Center Association on National Grant

June 1, 2018

On May 16th, the Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net announced the recipients of its State Learning and Action Collaborative, a two-year national grant program, and i2i was informed that its joint submission with the North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA) was approved. The grant will be used to expand value based care…

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News

i2i Receives DD Council Grant

May 31, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) approved i2i as the applicant selected for its initiative entitled Cross-System Navigation in a Managed Care Environment. This renewable multi-year initiative will focus on identifying how individuals with I/DD and families can best be supported to effectively navigate across various service…

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