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Governor McCrory’s Secretary of Health & Human Services is presenting a detailed program for Federal approval, seeking to change the state’s Medicaid financing and operation.
Among the plans’ components are proposals for:
Contracting with competing for-profit networks, which will likely include
· programs for managing health costs such that providers join ACO’s (Affordable Care Organizations)
· non-overlapping corporate contracs dividing the state’s low-income care programs
· losing the administrative success of the Community Care of N.Carolina
· reassessment of CCNC’s award-winning results with quality and efficient care based on provider-developed standards & incentives
Places providers into situations where clinical decisions may cause direct costs
· Combining current managed-care Mental Health regional contracts (local management entities, LME’s) with non-Mental Health coverage.
Health and Human Services Secretary Rick Brajer has invited citizens, advocates, providers and interest groups to testify (written or oral) at a series of statewide “listening sessions”.