#ProtectOurCare Toolkit - The Threat is REAL & URGENT!

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

(September 21, 2017 - AUCD) From all reports, the Graham-Cassidy proposal will be on the floor for a vote in the Senate next week. We need to work non-stop between now and the vote to make sure there are at least 3 NOs to this bill that would devastate people with disabilities and seniors and anyone with pre-existing conditions.

We have put together a toolkit to help you advocate to #ProtectOurCare and #SaveMedicaid.

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The Arc of North Carolina's response to DHHS' Managed Care Proposal

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

(September 8, 2017) Today, The Arc of North Carolina issued a letter to Secretary Mandy Cohen, regarding the release of the proposed program design for Managed Care from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS). Click to read the letter in its entirity.

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The Arc of North Carolina's response to NC's proposed program design for Medicaid Managed Care:

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

(August 10, 2017) Today, The Arc of North Carolina issued a statement regarding the release of the proposed program design for Medicaid Managed Care from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS). A document was released on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 that highlights ways in which the current Medicaid program will transition to Medicaid managed care focusing on whole-person centered care.

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DHHS Shares Detailed Design for Medicaid Managed Care; Public Input is Welcome

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a detailed proposed program design for transforming the state Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs to managed care. DHHS issued its proposed program design to ensure stakeholders have an opportunity to comment on managed care specifics. Comments are being accepted through Sept. 8, 2017.

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Updated information on health care legislation in the US Senate

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

It looks like we are rushing toward the finish line with the likelihood that we will see a “skinny” repeal bill put up for a vote. There will be machinations; sturm und drang; amendments galore; but when it comes down to it, there will likely be a vote on a bill that repeals three things: the individual mandate, the business mandate, and the medical devices tax. Don’t be fooled that this is nothing. Here’s what this would do:

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