HB 111 – 2019 Appropriations Act

HB 111 – 2019 Appropriations Act

Primary Sponsor: Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth)

Bill Summary

This bill serves as a supplement to fund gaps in the budget bill. The budget for the next two fiscal years has not passed, which requires some of these provisions to be funded in order for the state to continue to receive federal funding.

The health provisions in this bill include funding for NC F

Funds for NC FAST

This bill appropriates $5.7 million in recurring funds to be used for operations and maintenance for the NC Families Accessing Services Through Technology (NC FAST System).

The bill appropriates DHHS departmental receipts with $12.7 million in recurring funds and $2.3 million in non recurring funds to be used for NC FAST.

Medicaid Transformation Funds

This bill appropriates $4.8 million for the 2019-20 fiscal year from funds available in Medicaid Transformation Reserve in the General Fund to the Mediciad Transformation Fund.

The bill appropriates $3.7 million in one time funding for NC FAST and child welfare case management programs.

The bill appropriates $4.8 million in Departmental reciepts to be used for Medicaid Transformation.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

This bill appropriates $348,500 in one time funding for the Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

LME/MCO Intergovernmental Transfers

This bill requires LME/MCOs to make intergovernmental transfers to DHHS in the amount of $18 million in intergovernmental transfers to the Division of Health Benefits.

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on February 19, 2019.

This bill was transformed into a new bill on July 10, 2019.

This bill was referred to the following committees:

  • Appropriations – passed July 10, 2019.
  • Rules – referral stricken July 10, 2019.

This bill passed the House with a vote of 114-1 and will be sent to the Governor.



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