On August 27, 2020, a North Carolina administrative law judge dismissed a protest to the state’s Medicaid managed care contract award to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is now preparing to launch enrollment in the new managed care plans starting March 15, 2021 with the Standard Plans for the general population. NCDHHS intends to release a request for applications (RFA) for Behavioral Health/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (BH/IDD) Tailored Plans during the fall of 2020; responses will be accepted only from local management entities operating . . .
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