Posts Tagged General Assembly

NCHA 2019 Winter Membership Meeting

Click here to view the meeting Brochure We hope you will join us for NCHA’s 2019 Winter Membership Meeting, “Leadership in an Era of Disruption,” where you will get a clearer picture on how to excel in healthcare’s everchanging environment. This year’s McCauleyRead more

State Health Plan Proposed Changes Threaten Healthcare Access for All

Raleigh NC – November 28, 2018 – Healthcare leaders across the state say the impact of proposed changes to the State Health Plan will limit choices for all North Carolinians, including state employees, teachers and their families in need of healthcare services. A

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General Assembly Allocates Money for Hurricane Relief

This week, Governor Cooper signed into law a disaster relief bill developed by the NC General Assembly that provides $500,000 in financial assistance for community hospitals located in counties declared disaster areas related to Hurricane Florence. Funds are designated to offset the cost of increased

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General Assembly, Governor Cooper Approve Hurricane Relief Funding for Community Hospitals

Funds to be administered through the North Carolina Hospital Foundation October 19, 2018 – Raleigh, NC – This week, Governor Cooper signed into law a disaster relief bill developed by the NC General Assembly that provides $500,000 in financial assistance for community hospitals

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NC General Assembly passes major update to mental health law

Coalition-endorsed reforms aim to improve right care, right place for those in crisis Raleigh, NC – June 14, 2018 – North Carolina lawmakers today approved an overhaul of a significant portion of the state’s mental health law regarding involuntary commitment (IVC) of individuals

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General Assembly passes budget

The NC General Assembly gave final approval Friday to a $23.9 billion spending plan crafted by House and Senate leaders. It will next go to the Governor, who has 10 days to veto the bill before it becomes law. To read a summary

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General Assembly is back in session; budget expected soon

NC General Assembly members returned last Wednesday for the 2018 Legislative Short Session. Their main purpose is to make modifications to the biennial budget and enact any other laws within the rules. It is possible that the budget modifications are already finished; if so,

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2018 Legislative Short Session Preview Webinar May 15

NCHA will have a webinar May 15 from 12-1 p.m. to prepare members for the 2018 Legislative Short Session that starts May 16 in Raleigh. Join us for a preview of what to expect this session, what our priority issues are and how you

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Several Legislative Committees met last week

The General Assembly was busy last week with several committee meetings. Last Tuesday, the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and Health Choice, Joint Subcommittee on Behavioral Health Services, met to discuss the Statewide Behavioral Health Plan. The agenda and presentation materials can

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General Assembly adjourned until May

The General Assembly adjourned last week and will return in May. There was an effort to alter the Medicaid transformation law to allow for integration of the non-severely mentally ill patients into the standard Provider Health Plans earlier than the current four-year delay. The

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