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Archived Announcements, News and Updates: 2011

Current Announcements

2011

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12/20/11
An updated comparison grid has been posted to the 1915 b/c Waiver page comparing the NC Innovations to the CAP-MR/DD Waivers.
12/15/11
The DHHS Waiver Advisory Committee Proposal has been posted to the 1915 b/c Waiver Page.
12/15/11
The following forms have been posted to the Involuntary Commitment page: Examination and Recommendation to Determine Necessity for Involuntary Commitment, Supplement to Examination and Recommendation for Involuntary Commitment, Petition, New Custody Order and Order to Commit MI
12/15/11
A tentative start date schedule has been posted to the 1915b/c waiver page.
12/13/11
The 2012 calendar for the MH/DD/SAS Commission has been posted.
12/12/11
An updated index for the Communications Bulletins has been posted.
12/9/11
An updated listing of Involuntary Commitment facilities has been posted to the IVC Page.
12/8/11
An updated service continuum for CABHA applicants at verification stage has been posted to the CABHA Reports Page.
12/8/11
An updated Current Number of Individuals with Authorizations for CS Adult, CS Child, CST, DT & IIH, TCM-MH/SA, PSR and Selected Inpatient and Outpatient Services has been posted to the CABHA Reports Page.
12/8/11
An updated list of people certified to perform examinations has been added to the First Level Commitment Page.
12/6/11
Community Systems Reports 2012-2013 Quarter 1 has been posted to the Community Systems Reports Page.
12/6/11
Communication Bulletin #121 has been posted to the Communication Bulletins Page.
12/6/11
The PBH Managed Care Experience 2011-2012 has been posted to the 1915bc Waiver page.
11/28/11
The first quarter report and matrix for the Performance Contract has been posted.
11/28/11
A proposed LME-MCO map has been posted to the 1915 b/c Waiver page.
11/23/11
The November Monthly Call Minutes have been added to the NC-TOPPS Minutes Page.
11/22/11
A new topical index has been posted to the Implementation Update Page.
11/21/11
Special Implementation Update #93 has been posted to the Implementation Update Page.
11/21/11
The minutes from the August NC Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services have been posted to the minutes page.
11/21/11
The Consumer Data Warehouse (CDW) Reports have been updated and can be found on the reports page.
11/14/11
New materials on Dual Diagnosis Capable Screening and Educational Tools were added to the Provider's DWI Page.
11/14/11
Minutes from the September 2011 SCFAC meeting has been posted to the Minutes Page.
11/14/11
A new Budget Criteria has been added to the IPRS Page.
11/14/11
The certified CABHA list has been updated on the CABHA page.
11/14/11
Implementation Update #92 has been added to the Implementation Updates Page.
11/9/11
The 1915 b/c Waiver Strategic Implementation Plan has been posted to the Waiver Page.
11/9/11
The Service Continuum for CABHA Applicants at Verification Stage and Current Number of Individuals with Authorizations for CS Adult, CS Child, CST, D & IHH, TCM-MH/SA, PSR and Selected Inpatient and Outpatient Services have been added to the CABHA Reports Page.
11/9/11
A News Alert has been added to the Waiver Page.
11/8/11
The Quality of Care page has been updated.
11/8/11
The August 2011 SCFAC agenda has been added to the SCFAC agenda page.
11/8/11
An updated Consumer Empowerment Team Liaison map has been posted to the Consumer Empowerment Page.
11/7/11
March, May and August 2011 minutes of the NC Mental Health Planning Council have been posted to the minutes page.
11/7/11
The certified CABHA list has been updated on the CABHA page.
11/3/11
Records Counts for Monthly CAP-MR/DD has been posted to the CAP-MR/DD page.
11/2/11
The 4th quarter report on Community Hospital Emergency Departments Admissions for Persons Diagnosed with a Mental Illness, Developmental Disability or Substance Abuse Disorder has been posted to the Quality Management Reports Page.
11/2/11
The Annual Synar Report has been posted to the Synar Page.
11/1/11
The minutes from the Rules Committee meeting on 1/27/11 have been posted to the Commission Minutes Page.
10/31/11
The certified CABHA list has been updated on the CABHA page.
10/26/11
The agenda for the 10/27/11 Mental Health Commission Rules Committee meeting has been posted on the Commission Page.
10/24/11
The final 1915 b/c Waiver Implementation Plan has been posted to the General Assembly Reports page.
10/18/11
The Summary of Implementation Update #91 has been posted to the Implementation Updates page.
10/17/11
A new First Commitment certification list was posted to the First Commitment page.
10/17/11
A report on Restraints and Seclusion has been posted to the General Assembly Reports Page.
10/17/11
The certified CABHA list has been updated on the CABHA page.
10/13/11
The 2011 Annual NC START report has been posted.
10/11/11
The Semi-Annual System Performance Report to the General Assembly has been posted.
10/7/11
Implementation Update #91 has been posted.
10/7/11
SFY11 DHHS/LME Performance Contract has been posted to the contracts page.
10/7/11
Updated PRTF audit information has been added to the Audits page.
10/4/11
PRTF facilities audit information has been posted to the Audits page.
10/3/11
The report on Trust Fund for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services and Bridge Funding Needs has been posted to the Reports to the General Assembly page.
10/3/11
An announcement about the next LME to be selected to participate under the 1915 b/c Medicaid waiver has been posted to the 1915 b/c Waiver page.
10/3/11
A counseling brochure has been added to the Disaster Preparedness page.
9/20/11
The updated CABHA certified provider list has been posted.
9/15/11
An Updated CABHA Site Attestation Letter has been posted on the Provider Endorsement forms page.
9/15/11
An updated Consumer Handbook has been posted to the Advocacy and Customer Service Page.
9/14/11
An updated service array has been posted to the IPRS Page.
9/14/11
An updated list of Mobile Crisis Teams has been added to the Statewide Crisis Services Page.
9/14/11
An updated list of certified CABHAs was added to the CABHA page.
8/26/11
Communication Bulletin #120 was posted to the Communication Bulletins Page.
8/26/11
Evaluation of the Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Grant RFA Question and Answer document has been posted to the Jail Diversion page.
8/24/11
The August NC-TOPPS Snapshot has been posted.
8/18/11
Evaluation of the Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Grant RFA
Applications, subject to the conditions made a part of hereof, will be received until 5:00 p.m., August 31, 2011.
8/17/11
The SCFAC page has been updated.
8/17/11
The Summary of IU #89 has been posted to the Implementation Updates page.
8/16/11
Revised CABHA Monitoring Schedules have been posted to the Audits Page.
8/16/11
The following were updated on the Commission Page: August 25, 2011 agenda, Commission Roster, Rules Roster and Advisory Committee Roster.
8/15/11
Model Notice-Charitable Choice was posted to the Reports Page.
8/15/11
An updated CABHA Certification List has been posted to the CABHA page.
8/15/11
An updated Service Array has been posted to the IPRS page.
8/11/11
CABHA monitoring information has been posted to the Audit page.
8/10/11
SFY 12 Budget Outlook documents have been posted to the Budget page.
8/10/11
A revised consumer volunteer application form was posted to the volunteer page.
8/10/11
Communication Bulletin #119 was added to the Announcements page.
8/10/11
A new Consumer Handbook has been posted to the Advocacy and Customer Service Page.
8/9/11
An updated index of the Enhanced Services Implementation Updates has been added.
8/9/11
An updated list of people certified to perform First Level Commitment Pilot Program examinations has been posted.
8/3/11
Implementation Update #89 has been posted to the Implementation Updates page.
8/2/11
An updated Implementation Updates index has been posted.
8/1/11
Comparison: NC Innovations and CAP-MR/DD Waivers was posted to the Waiver page
8/1/11
DHHS is seeking input for our “draft” strategic plan document: Partnering for Success.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) seeks your ideas and feedback as we begin developing a strategic plan for implementing the 1915 (b)/(c) Medicaid Waiver statewide as required in House Bill 916.  An “initial draft” of a State Waiver Strategic Plan has been compiled that identifies six strategic objectives with action steps and milestones for your consideration.  The final strategic plan is due to DHHS by September 1 and to the NC General Assembly by October 1, 2011. Learn more....
7/29/11
The Records Count for CAP has been updated.
7/28/11
The 2010 annual DOC report has been posted to the Reports page.
7/20/11
The 2nd quarter report of complaints received by the LMEs has been posted to the Reports page.
7/19/11
A Quality of Care presentation and supporting information have been placed on the Presentations page.
7/18/11
New updated version of CABHA certification list posted.
7/15/11
The minutes from the May meeting have been posted to the SCFAC page.
7/15/11
Comparison Grid for NC Innovations and CAP-MR/DD Waivers was posted to the Waiver Page. The Grid has been removed from the web site.
7/15/11
7/7/11
The updated CABHA reports have been posted to the CABHA page.
7/7/11
The agenda for the July 14, 2011 SCFAC meeting has been posted to the SCFAC page.
7/6/11
A revised version of the 3rd qtr Community Systems Progress Report has been posted to the Reports page.
6/27/11
6/27/11
New version of CABHA certification list posted.
6/24/11
A new volunteer announcement has been added to the Volunteer Page.
6/24/11
An updated index to the Implementation Updates has been added to the Enhanced Services Implementation Updates page.
6/22/11
A link to rules that are currently in a public comment period has been posted to the Commission Rules page.
6/20/11
The NC-TOPPS Snapshot for June has been posted to the NC-TOPPS Reports page.
6/14/11
The summary for Implementation Update #87 has been posted to the Enhanced Services Implementation Updates page.
6/10/11
The updated CABHA reports have been posted to the CABHA page.
6/7/11
Implementation Update #87 has been posted to the Enhanced Services Implementation Updates page.
6/3/11
Communication Bulletin #118 has been posted to the Communication Bulletin Page.
6/2/11
The paid claims information has been updated on the CAP page.
6/1/11
The 1915 b/c Waiver page has been updated with information regarding applications received from LMEs.
6/1/11
Links have been added to the IPRS Approved Alternative Services document.
5/31/11
The February minutes of the full MH/DD/SAS Commission have been posted.
5/23/11
The updated CABHA reports have been posted to the CABHA page.
5/20/11
5/17/11
An updated Service Array has been added to the IPRS page.
5/17/11
5/16/11
The third quarter Performance Contract report has been posted.
5/13/11
The minutes from the March meeting have been posted to the SCFAC page.
5/13/11
5/13/11
NC MedAssist Point of Entry & Enrollment Sites has been added to the Pharmacology page.
5/10/11
5/9/11
The Walk-In Crisis Contact Information has been updated.
5/9/11
The list of current Mobile Crisis Teams has been updated.
5/6/11
A Q and A document has been added to the Self-Direction Waiver page.
5/6/11
ADETS certification information has been posted to the ADETS providers page.
5/4/11
5/4/11
5/4/11
New Volunteer opportunity posted.
5/3/11
CAP-MR/DD paid claims numbers have been posted.
5/3/11
The Spring 2011 SCFAC Newsletter has been posted to the SCFAC webpage.
5/2/11
An updated topical index has been added to the Implementation Updates page.
4/29/11
An updated Facility Based Crisis Services list has been posted to the Crisis Services page.
4/28/11
4/28/11
The April minutes for NC-TOPPS LME conference call have been posted.
4/28/11
A new Q and A document for Non-Bidders has been added to the 1915 b/c waiver page.
4/26/11
The end of the year report for the CIT (Crisis Intervention Teams) has been added to the CIT page.
4/25/11
A second group of questions and answers has been added to the CABHA web page.
4/21/11
A Q and A document has been added to the 1915b/c waiver page.
4/21/11
An error has been corrected in the formula for scoring the FEM. The corrected tool has been posted in Appendix D on the Provider Monitoring web page.
4/20/11
A summary of Implementation Update #86 has been posted to the Enhanced Services Implementation Updates page.
4/19/11
Updated reports have been added to the CABHA page.
4/19/11
A new State CFAC map has been added to the SCFAC page.
4/19/11
The November 2010 minutes have been added to the MH Commission's page.
4/18/11
An updated Provider Endorsement Policy has been added to the Provider Endorsement Information page.
4/14/11
The new site attestation letter, business entity verification renewal document and revised clinical interview guidelines have been posted on the provider endorsement page.
4/14/11
New cost summary documents have been posted to the CAP-MR/DD page.
4/14/11
The April NC-TOPPS Snapshot has been posted.
4/14/11
A memo regarding the verification of provider information has been posted to the CABHA page.
4/11/11
A new opportunity to volunteer has been posted.
4/7/11
The new SIS (Supports Intensity Scale) report has been posted to the Reports page
4/6/11
Implementation Update #86 has been posted.
4/5/11
A new comprehensive RFA, Substance Abuse Information and Referral; Services to Women; and to the NC National Guard, has been posted.
4/5/11
Updated certification list posted to CABHA page.
4/5/11
The report on Supportive Housing as an Alternative to Psychiatric Hospitalization has been posted to the Reports page.
4/5/11
Updated reports have been added to the CABHA page.
4/1/11
The monthly record counts for CAP have been posted.
4/1/11
An updated list of trainers was added to the Child and Family page.
4/1/11
An updated list of those providing training in the prevention of restraints and seclusion has been added to the training page.
3/31/11
An application to provide non-English DWI Services has been added to the DWI Providers forms page.
3/31/11
Information regarding the 1915 bc Medicaid Waiver has been updated and new content added.
3/30/11
The State CFAC page has been updated with a new SCFAC Terms and appointments document and also a new appointing authority contact document.
3/30/11
The latest Semi-Annual System Performance Report has been posted to the Reports page.
3/29/11
A video of the CABHA Regional Kickoff meetings has been posted to the CABHA page.
3/29/11
The CABHA page has several updated forms posted.
3/29/11
The volunteer policy has been added to the Advocacy and Customer Service page.
3/29/11
A new list of Walk-in Crisis contacts has been added to the Crisis Services page.
3/29/11
The final minutes for the December 2010 meeting of the Brain Injury Advisory Council have been posted to the TBI page.
3/24/11
The March LME call minutes have been added to the NC-TOPPS page.
3/22/11
Session Law 2009-500 to Allow use of Continuous Alcohol Monitoring Systems for Restoration hearings has been added to the DWI site.
3/21/11
Updated reports have been added to the CABHA page.
3/16/11
An updated list of CABHA certified providers has been added.
3/11/11
The first in a series of one page Fact Sheets has been posted to the home page.
3/11/11
An updated LME 24 hour Access/Crisis number list has been posted to the Crisis Services page.
3/9/11
The Supports Intensity Scale page has been updated.
3/8/11
An updated list of CABHA certified providers has been added.
3/8/11
An updated topical index of the Communication Bulletins has been posted to the Communication Bulletin page.
3/7/11
Provision of Behavioral Health Crisis Services by Hospital Emergency Departments report has been posted to the Reports page.
3/7/11
The updated paid claims information has been posted to the CAP-MR/DD page.
3/7/11
Updated reports have been added to the CABHA page.
3/2/11
A summary of IU #85 has been posted to the Enhanced Services Implementation Updates page.
3/1/11
An updated list of CABHA certified providers has been added.
2/28/11
The February LME call minutes have been added to the NC-TOPPS page.
2/25/11
The question and answer document from the CABHA Kickoff Meetings has been posted.
2/25/11
Optional course, Recovery/Resilience, System of Care and Person-Centeredness in Services for Youth and Their Families, may be used to satisfy second 6-hour course requirement for Day Treatment, Intensive In Home, Targeted Case Management for MH/SA and Community Support Team has been added.
2/25/11
2/24/11
The new issue of NC-TOPPS Snapshots has been posted to the NC-TOPPS reports page.
2/23/11
A link to the DODA web site has been added to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing page.
2/22/11
An updated Terms and Appointments document has been added to the SCFAC page.
2/21/11
Updated reports have been added to the CABHA page.
2/21/11
An updated Mobile Crisis Team list has been posted to the Crisis Services page.
2/21/11
The Audits page has been updated with new I/DD information.
2/21/11
The NC Mental Health Commission agenda for the February 24th meeting has been posted to the Commission page.
2/18/11
The SFY 2011 2nd Quarter Performance Contract Report and Matrix have been posted to the Performance Contract page.
2/17/11
A video of Sec. Cansler announcing the CABHAs has been posted to the CABHA home page.
2/15/11
NC-TOPPS Matched Reports for LMEs and statewide have been posted to the NC-TOPPS Reports page.
2/14/11
An updated list of CABHA certified providers has been added.
2/14/11
A new Quick Start Guide has been posted to the NC-TOPPS System Users page.
2/11/11
The Service Continuum of Certified CABHAs and Providers at the Verification Stage report and the Current Authorizations Report have been posted to the CABHA page. The Current Authorizations Report has been expanded to include Targeted Case Management-MH/SA, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, and selected inpatient and outpatient services.
2/9/11
The DWI annual report has been posted to the Reports and Publications page.
2/9/11
The February Implementation Update has been posted to the Enhanced Services Implementation Updates page.
2/4/11
An updated SA and MH Requirements Overview/ Elements/Resources document has been added to the 6-hour Recovery/PCT training page.
2/2/11
A new 6-Hour Recovery/PCT Training Content Elements page has been posted.
1/18/11
Updated DD Targeted Case Management Check Sheets and Instructions have been posted on the Provider Endorsement page.
1/26/11
The IPRS Service Array and the Approved Alternative Service Array have been updated on the IPRS page.
1/26/11
1/26/11
A new Verification Tool has been added to the CABHA page.
1/25/11
An updated list of CABHA certified providers has been added.
1/24/11
Updated reports have been added to the CABHA page.
1/19/11
Request for Applications from Organizations to Provide Community Resource Consultants for Participants in Self-Direction Component of the CAP-MR/DD Supports Waiver has been posted to the Self-Direction page.
1/18/11
The ED Admissions report for the SFY 10 4th Qtr. has been posted to the Reports page.
1/13/11
In the Spring, 2010, The Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS), contracted with Mercer, a national consulting firm, to do a review of the organizational structure of DMH/DD/SAS.  The purpose was to assure that DMH/DD/SAS is properly configured to appropriately oversee the service delivery system for mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services given the challenges and changes the system faces moving toward increasing numbers of 1915 b/c waiver entities and the implementation of sweeping health reform.  Mercer came on site last Summer, interviewed many of our sections and Teams, our executive leadership, and stakeholders.  The result is the report attached here.  Also attached is the response which DMH/DD/SAS has written and has begun to implement, based upon the recommendations from Mercer.  The report and the response have been approved by DHHS.
1/12/11
Updated reports have been added to the CABHA page.
1/12/11
2011 Prime for Life and Prime Solutions Webinar dates have been added to the ADETS providers page.
1/10/11
An updated list of CABHA certified providers has been added.
1/7/11
The 2010 Synar report has been posted to the Reports page.
1/7/11
New information about the Supports Waiver Self-Direction Option has been posted.
1/7/11
The new record counts for CAP-MR/DD have been posted.
1/7/11
A video about the Practice Improvement Collaborative (PIC) has been posted to the Division's home page (currently available on the Video page.)
1/5/11
Please note there will be no January Implementation Update; however, please see the January Medicaid Bulletin at: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dma/bulletin/0111bulletin.htm for important information related to claim submission for Community Support Team, Intensive In-Home, and Day Treatment services.
1/4/11
The agenda for the January 2011 SCFAC meeting has been posted to the SCFAC page.
1/4/11
Updated Cost Summary documents have been posted to the CAP/MR-DD page.
1/4/11
The MHDDSAS Commission's 2011 meeting schedule and new committee membership have been posted to the MHDDSAS Commission page.
1/3/11
A new Provider Endorsement Policy has been posted to the Provider Endorsement page.

 

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