North Carolina Agrees To Settlement For Children With I/DD & Mental Illness

News Report | December 11, 2016


On October 14, 2016, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) entered a settlement agreement with Disability Rights North Carolina to improve services for children diagnosed with intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD) and mental illness. In 2014, Disability Rights North Carolina had challenged the state policies on Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) for this population of dual diagnosis children.

After identifying problems surrounding services for children with complex behavioral needs, Disability Rights North Carolina sent the state a demand letter which explained the specific problems, and called on the state to meet its . . .

Content Restricted

This article is reserved for members with an active Standard Membership. Please purchase a Standard Membership to view this resource.


Help

Close

Support Request

Need help now?

Call our toll-free phone number 877-350-6463