Issued: August 6, 2020
LME-MCO Joint Communication Bulletin #370 – 42 CFR Part 2
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released LME-MCO Joint Communication Bulletin # J370 on August 4, 2020. This JCB announces modifications to 42 CFR Part 2 that are effective Aug. 14, 2020. According to SAMHSA, the intent of these modifications is to facilitate sharing of information between Part 2 programs, primary care providers and other entities to improve care coordination and ultimately enhance patient care
NC DHHS Special Bulletin COVID-19 #119: NC Medicaid Extends Temporary Clinical Coverage Policy Provisions and Temporary Rate Enhancements
NC Medicaid has extended its COVID-19 related temporary Clinical Coverage Policy provisions to Dec. 31, 2020. COVID-19 related rate enhancements are extended through Sept. 30, 2020.
Public Comment Period Open – Proposed Medicaid and NC Health Choice Policies
The Division of Health Benefits has posted several policies for public comment. Those relating to behavioral health and intellectual/developmental disabilities are listed below. To view a full list of proposed policies and comment deadlines, please visit https://medicaid.ncdhhs.gov/meetings-and-notices/proposed-medicaid-and-nc-health-choice-policies