The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will develop and implement a process to identify Children with Complex Needs and link them to diagnostic testing and appropriate services through Local Management Entity/Managed Care Organizations (LME/MCOs).
Children with Complex Needs are ages 5 and under 21, with a developmental and/or intellectual disability and a mental health disorder diagnosis who are Medicaid eligible and at risk of not being able to return to or maintain placement in a community setting.
- Settlement Agreement
- Settlement Agreement Order of Dismissal
- Joint Communication Bulletin #J231 Children with Complex Needs
- Joint Communication Bulletin #J275 Children with Complex Needs - Murdoch Developmental Center Children’s Assessment Clinic, New Statewide Administrator, and New Web-Based Provider Training Curriculum
- Joint Communication Bulletin #J291 Children with Special Needs - Settlement Agreement Extension
- Joint Communication Bulletin #J320 Children with Complex Needs – Settlement Agreement, DHHS Assessment Clinic Expansion
- Children with Complex Needs
Consumers, families, guardians and stakeholders may contact the LME/MCO 24/7 access number overseeing their county for further information regarding services for Children with Complex Needs. If consumers, families and guardians experience any barriers to services please contact Children.ComplexNeeds@dhhs.nc.gov.