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North Carolina is switching to managed care in its Medicaid system, and patients and providers will have to make some choices.

North Carolina is switching to managed care in its Medicaid system, and patients and providers will have to make some choices. NC Families United wishes to thank Ben Steelman – Star News Oct 18,2018 for excerpts of information Starting on November 1, 2019 a new MEDICAID System will be introduced to North Carolina’s Medicaid coverage […]

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State Vision for System MH/I-DD/SUD Transformation to Whole Person Care

Name: Stacy Justiss Organization: NC Families United Title: Associate Director Presentation: State Vision for System MH/I-DD/SUD Transformation to Whole Person Care Presenter: KODY H. KINSLEY, Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health & Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at DHHS The “Vision for the Divisions” presentation offered participants the opportunity to hear NC DHHS’s vision relating to the […]

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Acronyms in System of Care Handbook

A ABC – Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch-up ACA – Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) ACT – Assertive Community Team ADA – American Disabilities Act ADATC – Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder ADETS – Alcohol and Drug Education Traffic School ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder AG – Academically Gifted AHCA […]

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Preparing for Hurricane Season The Atlantic hurricane season of 2017 was one of the most active on record with 17 named storms, 6 of which became hurricanes of category 3 or stronger. Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still dealing with recovery from Hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria. With warming oceans […]

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4 warning signs for children their mental health

Right now in North Carolina there are roughly 250,000 children who are in need of help they are not receiving in regards to a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder.   CHARLOTTE, N.C. – May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month. Right now in North Carolina there are roughly 250,000 children who are in need of […]

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