SB 212 – Suspend Child Welfare/Aging Component/NC FAST

SB 212/ HB 320 Suspend Child Welfare/Aging Component/NC FAST

Bill Summary

Postpone NC FAST Case Management

This bill would require the Department of Health and Human Services to suspend development of NC families accessing services through NC FAST until May 1, 2020.

The bill requires the Department to develop case management functionality for the child welfare component of NC FAST in counties that participated in the initial pilot program prior to January 1, 2019.

Early Childhood Workforce

This bill would require all staff in childcare center to obtain an Infant-Toddler Certificate or Preschool Certificate or its equivalent as determined by the Department.

Delay Medicaid Transformation

This bill was amended to include this section in the Senate Health Committee on June 27, 2019. This section states that if the budget does not pass by July 15, 2019 that the Department of Health and HUman services shall delay the implementation of Medicaid and NC Health Choice transformation until at least until March  1, 2020.

Adult Care Homes

This portion of the bill would authorize adult care homes to use service plans  completed for Medicaid perosnal care services assessment for activities of the daily living portion of service/care plans.

Bill Movement

House

This bill was filed in the House on March 11, 2019.

This bill passed the House Health Committee on March 21, 2019.

The bill will now move to the House Rules Committee.

Senate

This bill was filed on March 11, 2019.

This bill was referred to the following Senate Committees on March 14, 2019:

  • Health – passed March 20, 2019
  • Rules – passed May 1, 2019

The Senate version of the this bill was referred to the following House Committees:

  • Health – Proposed comitteee substitute passed on June 27, 2019
  • Rules – Proposed committee substitute passed on July 8, 2019

This bill passed on July 11, 2019, and was sent to the Senate for concurrence.

The Senate voted not to concur on July 15, 2019.

 
 

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