Effective December 1, 2021, Alliance Health is the manager of mental health, substance use disorder, and intellectual or developmental disability services for people in Mecklenburg and Orange counties who are insured by Medicaid or have no health insurance.
We’re already on the ground listening to community leaders and people across your counties to learn how we can work together to manage quality care that helps people thrive and live their best lives. Our goal is to empower communities and partner for healthier lives.
We’re proud to be part of your communities!
Access the Welcome Packet coming in the mail to new Mecklenburg and Orange county members.
Mecklenburg County Realignment Process
Mecklenburg County’s request to disengage with Cardinal Innovations and align with Alliance Health as its Local Management Entity/Managed Care Organization (LME/MCO) was approved by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Mecklenburg County’s transition to Alliance will occur on December 15, 2021, according to a timetable established by NCDHHS. View a press release issued by Mecklenburg County.
The County’s documents pertaining to the disengagement/realignment process can be accessed using the links below:
More information is available on the Mecklenburg County website.
Orange County Realignment Process
Orange County’s request to disengage with Cardinal Innovations and align with Alliance Health as its Local Management Entity/Managed Care Organization (LME/MCO) was approved by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Orange County’s transition to Alliance will occur by December 15, 2021, according to a timetable established by NCDHHS.
Prior to the NCDHHS decision, on November 5, 2020, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved moving forward with disengagement from Cardinal and joining Alliance Health. After a lengthy public process to allow for feedback and input from community stakeholders and clients, the BOCC voted to align with Alliance Health.
More information is available on the Orange County website.