This bill would require the NC Department of Health and Human Services to establish a work group to examine and make recommendations about how to eliminate administrative duplication for behavioral health.
The examination would include a review of at least all of the following categories of requirements imposed on behavioral health providers and physical health providers.
- Service delivery;
- Claims processing;
- Facility licensure;
- Medicaid enrollment;
This bill has been referred to the House Health Committee.
This bill was heard in the House Health Committee on April 19, 2017.
Rep. Scott Stone (R – Mecklenburg) introduced an amendment to the bill that would add the Division of Health Service Regulation to the other groups that will be a part of the work group.
The amendment passed in the House Health Committee.
The updated bill received a favorable report in the House Health Committee.
This bill passed in the House on April 20, 2017 with a vote of 113-0.
The bill will now move to the Senate.