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The North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) will conduct its annual systems review of LME-MCO compliance with the special requirements of State and Federally-Funded programs between April 17, 2017 and June 9, 2017.
Notification Memo

The SFY2017 Review will include programs funded by the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPTBG), the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant (CMHSBG), the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG), the System of Care (SOC) Expansion Grant and State Funds. The review will consist of program and clinical monitoring in the following areas:

Program Monitoring


  • Prevention
  • IV Drug Use
  • Women’s Set-Aside Funding
  • CASAWORKS for Families ™ Residential Initiative
  • Work First/Child Protective Services Substance Use Initiative
  • Juvenile Justice Substance Abuse Mental Health Partnership (JJSAMHP)


  • Children and Adults with Serious Emotional Disturbances or Serious Mental Illness
  • Individuals Experiencing First Episode Psychosis (Pilot Sites only)

System of Care Expansion Grant

  • High Fidelity Wraparound (Pilot Sites only)

Review tools, citations and guidelines used for Program Monitoring:
SFY17 Block Grant and SOC Expansion Review Tools
SFY 17 Citations and Guidelines for Block Grant and SOC Expansion Review
NC-TOPPS Guidelines

Overview of 2017 LME-MCO Program Monitoring 3/1/17 Webinar

Clinical Monitoring

Clinical monitoring will include services funded by State Funds, SSBG, SAPTBG and CMHSBG and will include:

  • Adult Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services
  • Adult Mental Health (MH) Services
  • Child and Adolescent SUD and MH Services
  • Adult I/DD Services
  • LME-MCO I/DD State Wait List

The following tools will be used for the Clinical Monitoring:
Clinical Monitoring Tools
I/DD Monitoring Tool

2017 LME-MCO Clinical Monitoring - 3/1/17 Webinar

The tools for monitoring the I/DD Wait List will be individualized for each LME-MCO.
Joint Communication Bulletin #J093 - I/DD Benefit Plans and Waiting Lists

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