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Announcements, News and Updates on the Web

Archived Announcements

Below is a full list of information posted or updated on the DMH/DD/SAS web site. Be sure to refresh your browser to see the most recent updates. Items will remain for one month and then will be archived.

Titles (brief descriptions) and links

4/24/14
Information regarding DSM-5, ICD-10 and ASAM has been posted to the web.
4/24/14
The 2014 DWI Audit information has been posted to the DWI Audits page.
4/24/14
An updated SCFAC membership list has been posted to the State CFAC page.
4/17/14
Agendas for the MH/DD/SAS Commission Advisory and Rules Committees April 24th meetings have been posted.
4/16/14
The missing guideline for Item # 2 on the Innovations Waiver Post-Payment Review Tool has been inserted in the Provider Agency Tool found on the Provider Monitoring page.
4/15/14
The applications for State Traumatic Brain Injury funds for both individuals and entities have been updated.
4/15/14
The 2nd quarter Performance Contract report and matrix have been posted.
4/11/14
The DWAC meeting scheduled for April 16, 2014, is cancelled and has been rescheduled for May 21, 2014. The location and time remain the same.
4/10/14
An updated list of people certified to perform first level involuntary commitment exams has been updated on the First Level Commitment page.
4/9/14
The Staff Qualifications worksheet for Residential Treatment Services, found on the Provider Monitoring page, has been updated to reflect that only a criminal record check is required – and not disclosure.
4/8/14
The Transition to Community Living page has been updated with a letter outlining supported employment & the TCL Initiative goals.
4/4/14
The Provider Monitoring Staff Qualifications worksheets that are a part of the post-payment review tools for agencies have been updated to correct errors and discrepancies.  The staff qualifications checklist for peer support services has been eliminated due to there not being a definition for this service.
4/3/14
The Record Release Checklist in the routine review tools for LIPs and Provider Agencies now includes the requirement to safeguard the confidentiality and privacy of substance abuse and HIV/AIDS information. The tools can be found on the Provider Monitoring page.
4/3/14
A new NC-TOPPS Snapshot has been added to the NC-TOPPS page.
3/25/14
An FAQ document and instructions have been added to the Provider Monitoring information on the web site.
3/25/14
3/17/14
The SCFAC appointment request form has been posted to the Advocacy and Customer Service volunteer page.
3/13/14
A volunteer opportunity has been posted to the Advocacy and Customer Service volunteer page.
3/13/14
November 2013 Full Commission Minutes have been posted to the Commission page.
3/11/14
The 2010-2019 County Population Projection has been posted to the Budget and Finance Reports page.
3/11/14
The State SFAC meeting and conference call dates have been posted.
3/7/14
Three reports to the General Assembly have been added to the Reports page. They are the DWI Substance Abuse Services Report, the Inpatient Psychiatric Beds or Bed Days Report and the Increasing the Number and REmoving Barriers for Psychiatrists, Psychologists & Other MH Professionals Report.
3/5/14
Updated Review Tools for LIPs and Providers have been added to the Provider Monitoring page.
3/5/14
NC-TOPPS Conference calls for 9/13, 11/13 and 2/14 have been posted to the NC-TOPPS minutes page.
2/24/14
The SFY13-14 1st quarter LME Complaints report has been posted to the LME reports page.
2/18/14
Updates to the Provider Monitoring training documents include the following. Links to the Clinical Coverage Polices have been added to the Guidelines for the LIP and Provider Agency workbooks. The error in the threshold for passing the Protection of Property and Funds Management Section of the Routine Agency Tool was corrected.   
The PowerPoint presentation for the introductory workshop on the new process for routine monitoring has been updated.  Participants in the training are requested to download the PowerPoint and bring it with them to the workshop.
2/17/14
The PowerPoint presentation for the Provider Monitoring Workshop has been updated.  Please download this handout and bring it with you to the training session.
2/17/14
The IVC listing has been updated.
2/17/14
Provider Monitoring training scheduled for February 11, 2014 at Alliance Behavioral Healthcare has been rescheduled for February 27, 2014 at the same location and individual times.  Participants who have already registered for the February 11th training do not need to re-register. (Please note reschedule date has changed.)
2/10/14
Provider Monitoring training scheduled for February 14, 2014 at the Doubletree Biltmore in Asheville rescheduled for February 25, 2014 at the same location and individual times.  Participants who have already registered for the February 14th training do not need to re-register. 
2/10/14
Provider Monitoring training scheduled for February 11, 2014 at Alliance Behavioral Healthcare has been rescheduled for February 24, 2014 at the same location and individual times.  Participants who have already registered for the February 11th training do not need to re-register. 
2/6/14
Changes and updates have been made to the Provider Monitoring page including information about upcoming training.
2/5/14
A joint communication memo from DMH/DD/SAS and DMA regarding Routine Provider Monitoring has been posted.
2/4/14
The minutes from the October meetings of the Advisory and Rules committees for the DMH/DD/SAS Commission have been posted.
2/3/14
The approved minutes for September and November SCFAC meetings have been posted to the SCFAC minutes page.
1/15/14
The agendas for the DMH/DD/SAS Commission Rules and Advisory Committee meetings on January 23rd have been posted.
1/14/14
The SFY14 annual reports for the state operated facilities have posted to the Statistical Reports page.
1/14/14
An updated 1st Quarter Performance Contract report with supporting documents has been posted to the PC Reports page.
1/10/14
The DMH Rate Justification form has been updated on the NCTracks page.
1/9/14
An updated Budget Criteria has been added to the NCTracks page.
1/6/14
The DHHS Department Waiver Advisory Committee (DWAC) will be postponed until February due to a conflict in scheduling of the NC Medicaid Reform Advisory Group meeting.   The next scheduled DWAC will be held on February 19th, 2014.
1/6/14
The NC START 2013 annual report hase been posted to the NC START reports page.
12/23/13
A new Joint Communication Bulletin has been posted to the Joint Communication Bulletin page.
12/23/13
An updated list of Certified First Level Committment Evaluators has been added to the First Level Committment page.
12/23/13
The NC SNAP training schedule for 2014 has been added to the NC SNAP page.
12/18/13
The 2014 meeting calendar for the MH/DD/SAS Commission has been posted to the Commission home page.
12/12/13
An updated list of LME Records Chiefs has been added to the Records Management page.
12/2/13
A joint communication memo from DMH/DD/SAS and DMA has been posted to the new Joint Communication Bulletin page.
11/26/13
The IVC listing has been updated.  Good Hope Hospital is now able to serve individuals with a primary psychiatric diagnosis who have secondary substance abuse issues.  The Woodside Psychiatric Unit at Halifax Regional Medical Center has been approved to serve individuals under a petition for involuntary commitment.
11/26/13
The agenda for the MH/DD/SAS Commission special meeting November 27th has been posted.
11/20/13
An updated Service Array has been posted to the NCTracks page.
11/15/13
A training titled Traumatic Brain Injury & Public Services in NC has been added to the TBI page.
11/15/13
TBI Advisory Council minutes have been added to the TBI minutes page.
11/15/13
Next meeting of the 1915 b/c Waiver DWAC will be November 20, 2013, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Wake County Human Services, Wake Commons, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh.
11/8/13
A new statewide effort to improve mental health and substance abuse crisis services in North Carolina was released November 7, 2013. More information and links to an in-depth overview and a fact sheet can be found here.
11/7/13
An updated version of the IVC listings has been posted to the site. UNC Health Care Facility-Based Crisis Service at WakeBrook has been approved to treat IVCs in their facility-based crisis service/non-hospital medical detox program and on their inpatient unit.
11/6/13
The PRTF inventory list has been updated and can be found on the Child and Family PRTF page.
11/4/13
The third quarter report for the Customer Service Community Rights Team has been posted to the Reports page.
10/28/13
The minutes for the July SCFAC meeting have been posted to the Minutes page.
10/23/13
The SFT 13-14 LME/MCO Semi-Annual SAPTBG Compliance Report form has been updated on the Forms page.
10/23/13
The IVC listing has been updated to add Good Hope Hospital in Erwin as a facility designated to treat IVCs with a primary MH diagnosis.
10/23/13
The SAPTBG application for 14-15 has been posted to the Block Grant page.
10/21/13
The Recommendation #2: Local Community Hospital Payments & Review of Tiered Rate Structure for Future Community Hospital Payments report has been posted to the General Assembly Reports page.
10/21/13
The Deaths and Compliance w/Laws, Rules and Regulations Governing Physical Restraints and Seculsion report has been posted to the General Assembly Reports page.
10/21/13
An updated version of the SCFAC nomination form, in both Word and PDF, has been added to the SCFAC page.
10/16/13
A proposed rule about state facility enviroment has been added to the MH/DD/SAS Commission Rules page.
10/15/13
The Involuntary Commitment Facilities list has been updated.
10/15/13
An updated LME/MCO map has been added to the website.
10/7/13
The 4th quarter Performance Contract reports have been added to the Reports page.
10/1/13
The SFY14 WF/CPS SA Initiative Quarterly Reporting form has been updated on the Performance Contracts and Agreements page.
10/1/13
The NC PDMP Dispensers Implementation Guide has been updated on the Controlled Substance page.
9/23/13
Communication Bulletin #139 regarding Person-Centered Crisis Prevention and Intervention plans has been posted to the Communication Bulletins page.
9/23/13
An updated Concurrency chart has been posted to the NCTracks (IPRS) page.
9/20/13
The SFY14 Final Continuation Allocation Information for the LME/MCOs has been posted to the Budget and Finance Reports page.
9/11/13
R2W Legacy/Production Crosswalk has been posted on the NCTracks/IPRS page.
9/10/13
Minutes for the May meeting of the MH/DD/SAS Commission have been posted.
9/3/13
Another installment in the MCO Discussion Series of the Transition to Community Living Initiative has been posted.

 

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