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NC Department of Health and Human Services Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

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1915 b/c Medicaid Waiver for MH, DD and SA Services

DHHS Waiver Advisory Committee

The DWAC meeting scheduled for April 16, 2014, is cancelled and has been rescheduled for May 21, 2014. The location and time remain the same.

The DHHS Waiver Advisory Committee (DWAC) meetings are 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the DHSR Hearing Room, #104, Brown Bldg. on the Dorothea Dix Campus.

Future meetings in 2014 are scheduled for June 18th, August 20th, October 15th and December 17th at the same location and time.

The DHHS Waiver Advisory Committee (DWAC) is an advisory body to DHHS that will provide input and consultation over the following:

  1. Implementation / Operational phases of the 1915 b/c Medicaid waivers
  2. Ongoing LME-MCO operations (Medicaid managed care, Innovations, and LME

The DWAC will meet monthly through 2012. In 2013 the DWAC will be reevaluated after all MCOs are operational to ensure that each catchment area has adequate stakeholder representation. In January 2013, the DWAC will transition to quarterly meetings. The chair of DWAC will be selected by its members. Family and consumer members will receive the current standard stipend allowed by state policy. (more)

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