H103 - 2022 Appropriations Act. (SL 2022-74)
Session Year 2022
Overview: Section 9D.12 of S.L. 2022-74 requires the Division of Health Benefits (DHB), Department of Health and Human Services, to submit to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and NC Health Choice and the Fiscal Research Division a report containing recommendations regarding adjustments to the per member per month capitation amount paid to local management entities/managed care organizations operating behavioral health and intellectual/developmental disabilities tailored plans. The recommendations must include adjustments to increase the wages of direct support personnel who provide services to Medicaid beneficiaries residing in intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF/IIDs), including ICF/IID level group homes, and Medicaid beneficiaries receiving services through the North Carolina Innovations waiver program. DHB must take into account the wages of direct support personnel working at the State developmental centers, with the goal of aligning the wages of direct support personnel regardless of place of employment when making the recommendations. This report is required annually for five years beginning March 1, 2023.
This section became effective July 1, 2022.