The Problems with Network Adequacy
NPR did a story on Thursday, July 14 about the problems with the adequacy of managed care network, and particularly behavioral healthcare. NCPA representatives are participating in the NC Department of Insurance’s Network Adequacy Work Group which is reviewing model legislation about network adequacy issues. Click here for the NPR story.
THE LATEST ON THE STATE BUDGET
The House and Senate are just few votes away from having a revised state budget for the new year, which begins Friday. Click here for highlights of the mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases items in the budget – a chart prepared by NAMI-NC. For more details, click here for a link to House Bill 1030, which is the actual bill, and click here for a link to the Money Report, which gives the detailed figures in Section G.
YOUR INVESTMENT IN YOUR PROFESSION
On June 22 the NCPA Office mailed a packet to NCPA members including your 2016-17 dues notice, your individual profile on file in the NCPA database, and an FYI with lots of information. We hope you will continue Your Investment in Your Profession by returning your dues payment or by paying dues online as quickly as possible. To pay online, click on the ‘For Members’ tab. Login by entering your email address and password. Click here
to pay your dues online.