Updates to the Cardinal Provider Enrollment Due to Realignment Processes

HCBS information
Providers do not need to send approval letters, but are requested to send a spreadsheet of their HCBS sites.

Credentialing approval letters and Contracts
Based on recent communication from NCDHHS, Alliance will not need the copy of the credentialing letter nor the contract as part of the enrollment application.

Reminder: All Provider Meeting

The September All Provider Meeting is scheduled for today, Wednesday, September 22, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The meeting will take place virtually and registration is required to attend. After you register, you will receive an email notification with the link to join the meeting. If the Zoom meeting is at capacity, please enjoy the live stream on Alliance’s YouTube Channel. A recording will also be available following the event.

Click here for the meeting agenda.

 

Reminder: All Provider Meeting

The September All Provider Meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 22 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The meeting will take place virtually and registration is required to attend. After you register, you will receive an email notification with the link to join the meeting.

Click here for the meeting agenda.

Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Available

The first SAMHSA-funded TBI-specific resource is now available!

Advisory, Treating Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury, can be found on the SAMHSA Store at https://store.samhsa.gov/product/treating-patients-with-traumatic-brain-injury/PEP21-05-03-001 and https://store.samhsa.gov/product/PEP21-05-03-001.  It will also be uploaded to the NASHIA website.

All Provider Meeting

The September All Provider Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 22 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The meeting will take place virtually and registration is required to attend. After you register you will receive an email notification with the link to join the meeting.

Questions and Answers Available for Currently Contracted Cardinal Providers Affected by Realignment

A list of questions and answers has been posted on our Contracting with Cardinal Providers During Realignment web page. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list. This list will be updated throughout the realignment process.

Final Supported Employment Definition I/DD & TBI NC Medicaid And State-Funded Service Update Webinar

Friday, September 24, 2021; 2–3 pm or Friday, October 8, 2021, 6–7 pm. ​

NC Medicaid and the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services is hosting an informational session for stakeholders. To bring members the most up-to-date information, the IDD & TBI Team at DMHDDSAS along with NC Medicaid staff will be hosting an informational webinar to review the updated definition, Supported Employment (IDD & TBI) service.  Participants will receive an overview of the finalized definition for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Traumatic Brain Injury. The overview will include specific criteria for services and highlights of the definition. Please feel free to share this information with your network.

September 24, 2021, log-in information:

Event address for attendees: https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5792fde9cd0b204093ef2de1efe5a9b6

Event number (access code): 2432 301 4775

Event Password: 8cQKcYyyc32​

October 8, 2021, log-in information:

Event address for attendees: https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9eccb7557b8ae5c735d131b2c8e76139

Event number (access code): 2420 447 1073

Event password: 3HApiHkxi84

For questions or more information, contact:  [email protected]

Note: Please check your system or with your IT system administrator before the scheduled meeting to ensure access to the WebEx platform.

 

 

Decision Making and Support Options

The Decision-Making Support Options in NC document is now available on the DMH/DD/SAS Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities page. This document is located in the Resources section and previews alternatives to guardianship and provides resources that individuals with I/DD and natural supports may explore to promote the least restrictive decision-making supports. A color and black and white version are both available.   If any links in the document are not working, a notification should be sent to [email protected].

NCDHHS Electronic Visit Verification Update

The soft launch period for providers rendering services subject to Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) through the LME/MCOs will end on Aug. 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. On and after Sept. 1, 2021, all encounters submitted for services subject to EVV will require the EVV evidence to assist with adjudicating the claim.

Click here to read the full DHHS EVV Memo.

All Provider Meeting

The September All Provider Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 22 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The meeting will take place virtually and registration is required to attend. After you register, you will receive an email notification with the link to join the meeting.