Sec. Cohen Updates Legislative Committee on Medicaid Transformation

On Monday, Nov. 26, NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Mandy Cohen updated the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and NC Health Choice on the progress toward transformation of the state’s Medicaid program. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved the state’s waiver to implement the move to managed care. Sec. Cohen also provided a timeline for implementation. Review her presentation, which includes the timeline.

Also, the Raleigh News & Observer recently published an opinion piece by Sec. Cohen in which she describes the integration of physical and behavioral health, a key component of the state’s Medicaid transformation plan. Read her article.


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