Wednesday, March 10, 2010

NCGA: Joint Legislative Oversight Committee Meeting MH/DD/SAS Reminder

Today the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services will be meeting. We encourage you to listen in on line or come down to the General Assembly if you are in town. You can connect to the audio services by going to the NC Legislative Website.

Of specific interest to advocates with developmental disabilities and their families is the presentation on the 1915 (b) (c) waivers-also known as the managed care waivers. This presentation begins at 11:00am.

Here is the agenda for the meeting today:
March 10, 2010 10:00 A.M.; Room 643, Legislative Office Building
Representative Verla Insko, Co-Chair Presiding

10:00 AM Welcome Opening Comments
Representative Verla Insko
Senator Martin Nesbitt

10:00-10:30 AM Secretary's Remarks
Program Integrity - Lanier Cansler, Secretary, DHHS

10:30-11:00 AM 1915(b)/(c) Waiver Expansion for MH/DD/SAS
Michael Watson, Assistant Secretary for MH/DD/SAS Development

11:00-11:30 AM PBH Demonstration
Dan Coughlin, Area Director/ CEO
Pam Shipman, Chief Operations Officer

11:30-12:15PM CCNC and LME Integrated Care
Arthur Carder, CEO, Western Highlands Network
Jennifer Wehe, Access II Care of Western North Carolina
Dr. Richard Hudspeth

12:15-12:30PM NC Mental Health Policy and Practice Hub
Al Huntoon, former Director NC Leadership Academy
Rob Lamme, Consultant, former Director Govt. Relations NCDHHS

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:15 PM Club House Model
Joel Corcoran, Director, International Center for Clubhouse Development
Sue Estroff, PhD, Dept. of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, UNC

2:15-2:45PM Report on Case Mgt. Consolidation
Tara Larson, Chief Clinical Operating Officer, DMA

2:45 - 3:00PM Comments from the Community
- State Consumer Family and Advisory Committee
Carl Noyes
-North Carolina Mental Hope
David Cornwell


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