Issued: January 7, 2020

Deadline Extended for ROI NC Medicaid Children and Youth Services (Surry and Yadkin Counties)

The deadline for Registration of Interest #1219-001 “NC Medicaid Children and Youth Services (Surry and Yadkin Counties)” has been extended. Responses to this ROI are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020. Learn more

NC DHHS Releases State-funded Services White Paper

On December 30, 2019, the NC Department of Health and Human Services released a white paper, “North Carolina’s Design for State-funded Services Under Behavioral Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disability Tailored Plans.” The policy paper details the Department’s vision for the delivery of State-funded behavioral health, I/DD, and TBI services, as well as the continuation of critical “local health functions” (functions focused on health prevention and promotion) under Behavioral Health I/DD Tailored Plans.

While the implementation of managed care has been suspended as legislative action is needed to move forward, the Department continues to work on the design of Tailored Plans to serve individuals with behavioral health and intellectual disabilities in lieu of Standard Plans.  To learn more, click here.

The Department of Health and Human Services asks that comments on the policy paper be shared with the Department by January 29, 2020.  Comments should be directed to

Training offered by Division of MH/DD/SAS

The Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services is offering the following trainings. Registration is required and all trainings will be held at the Governors Institute, Opportunity Room, 1121 Situs Court, Suite 325, Raleigh, NC.

January 28, 2020, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: Mental Health Substance Use 101
January 28, 2020, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.: Crisis Response Training
January 29-30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Critical Time Intervention