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Committees and Work Groups

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Division of Medical Assistance are committed to working with beneficiaries, caregivers, providers, associations and other stakeholders to improve health care in North Carolina. Below is information for committees and work groups engaged in this collaborative process. Click on a group title for more information.

Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee
HIV Case Management Meetings
Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC)
North Carolina Drug Utilization Review Board
Money Follows the Person (MFP)
Preferred Drug List Review Panel
Private Duty Nursing Stakeholders (Providers, Beneficiaries and Caregivers)

Personal Care Services
      Stakeholder Group Meeting
      Spring Provider Trainings

Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee

The Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee, established according to Session Law 2015-245, provides advice to the Department of Health and Human Services as it developes a long-term strategy to cover dual eligibles under Medicaid reform. The Department will report the strategy to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and NC Health Choice by Jan. 31, 2017.

Meeting Schedule

The Advisory Committee meets monthly. Meetings are open to the public.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
McKimmon Conference & Training Center
1101 Gorman St.
Raleigh, NC 27606

For a complete meeting schedule, member list, agendas, presentations and other information, visit the Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee web page.

HIV Case Management Meetings

If you would like to be added to our HIV Case Management Stakeholder’s list, please email HIV_CaseMgt@dhhs.nc.gov with subject line “Stakeholder”.

Next Meeting:

March 8, 2018

Agenda
Minutes

Past Meetings

2017

Fall Meeting (Oct. 18, 2017)

Spring Meeting  (May 4, 2017)

Agenda
Minutes

Summer Meeting (July 26, 2017)

Agenda
Minutes

NC Drug Utilization Review Board

The NC Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) program for outpatient drugs ensures Medicaid recipients receive appropriate, medically necessary prescriptions that are unlikely to result in adverse medical events.

NC DUR Board meetings are held quarterly in the following location. They are open to the public.

Health and Human Services, Medical Assistance
Kirby Building, Room 297
1985 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603

Meetings

2018

Thursday, January 25, 1-3 p.m.

Agenda - Jan. 25

Thursday, April 26, 1-3 p.m.

Agenda - April 26


Thursday, July 26, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, October 25, 1-3 p.m.

2017

Thursday, Jan. 26, 1-3 p.m. 

Minutes - Jan. 26

Thursday, April 27, 1-3 p.m. 
Thursday, July 27, 1-3 p.m. 
Thursday, Oct. 26, 1-3 p.m. 

Money Follows the Person Roundtable / Volunteering

Join the MFP Roundtable, receive MFP updates and meeting notices. If you are interested in supporting MFP, complete and submit the Volunteer Form or call for information

Contact

Lakeisha Laporte
Phone: 919-855-4265 or 855-761-9030
EmailLakeisha.Laporte@dhhs.nc.gov

Personal Care Services (PCS) Stakeholder Group

The Personal Care Services (PCS) Stakeholder Group provides citizens interested in the development and implementation of Personal Care Services with the opportunity to collaborate and share recommendations. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services meets bi-monthly with community stakeholders to share project status, gather input and identify next steps.

To join the PCS Stakeholder Group, call 919-855-4360 or send an email to PCS_Program_Questions@dhhs.nc.gov.

PCS Stakeholder Meeting Information

When: Third Thursday (Bi-Monthly)
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Dorothea Dix Campus
Kirby Building, Room 297
1985 Umstead Drive
Raleigh NC 27603

Request a topic for discussion (please submit at least two weeks in advance of the meeting date)

Next Meeting

Jan. 17, 2019

Nov. 15, 2018 - Cancelled

Past Meetings

Sept. 20, 2018

Agenda
Minutes

June 21, 2018

Agenda
Minutes

March 15, 2018

Agenda
Minutes

Nov. 16, 2017

Agenda
Minutes

Sept. 21, 2017

Agenda
Minutes
Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

July 20, 2017
Agenda
Minutes

May 18, 2017

Agenda
Minutes

March 16, 2017

Agenda
Minutes

Jan. 19, 2017

Agenda
Minutes
Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

2015 and 2016 Meeting Information

Archived Meeting Information - 2015 and 2016

Contact

NC Medicaid Medical Assistance
Phone: 919-855-4360
Email: PCS_Program_Questions@dhhs.nc.gov

Personal Care Services (PCS) Spring Provider Trainings

Personal Care Services (PCS) regional training sessions will be held April 30 – May 16, 2018. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and training will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Training sessions are free, but registration is required. Providers can register through the Liberty Healthcare Corp. of North Carolina Medicaid PCS Website. Prior to training, training topics and materials will be available to registered participants on Liberty’s website.

Providers with additional questions may contact Liberty Healthcare Corp. of N.C. at 1-855-740-1400 or North Carolina Medicaid at 919-855-4360.

Event Dates and Locations

  • Monday, April 30, 2018 – Asheville
    Doubletree by Hilton-Biltmore, 115 Hendersonville Road
    Burghley Room
     
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – Charlotte
    Great Wolf Lodge Convention Center, 10175 Weddington Road
    White Pine Room
     
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – Greensboro/Winston Salem
    Greensboro-High Point Marriott Airport, One Marriott Drive
    Grand Ballroom
     
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 - Raleigh
    Jane S. McKimmon Conference and Training Center-NCSU, 1101 Gorman St.
    Room will be posted at Information Desk
     
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - Fayetteville
    Holiday Inn Fayetteville I95 South, 1944 Cedar Creek Road
    Grande Ballroom
     
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Greenville
    Holiday Inn-Greenville, 203 SW Greenville Blvd.
    Ballroom

Preferred Drug List Review Panel

The Medicaid and Health Choice Preferred Drug List (PDL) Review Panel was established by DHHS to conduct open meetings to discuss recommended policies and procedures related to the PDL and to address the public comments that were received during the PDL comment period. The administration and review of the North Carolina Medicaid and Health Choice PDL follows the Preferred Drug List Review Panel Guidelines and Procedures.

To sign up to speak at the PDL Review Panel Meeting, send an email to Medicaid.PDLReviewMeeting@lists.ncmail.net.  Please include the name of the speaker, the represented organization and the drug name.  You may attach any clinical information regarding the drug you wish the PDL Panel to review beforehand.  Presentations are allowed only in the drug classes with changes and should not exceed three minutes.

PDL Review Panel Meeting Oct. 11, 2018

Meeting Archives

2010-2017

Recommendations and Reports

PDL Panel Members

Aug. 1, 2018 – July 31, 2020
Panel Member Position Organization
John Stancil, Jr., BSPh Pharmacist Pharmacy Director, Division of Health Benefits
Seung Kim, MD Physician Old North State Medical Society
Ann McGee, PharmD Pharmacist Hospital-Based Pharmacy
Janice Huff, MD, FAAFP PhysicianPhysician Community Care of North Carolina
Casey Johnson, PharmD Pharmacist N.C. Association of Pharmacists
Anna Miller-Fitzwater, MD Physician N.C. Pediatric Society
Theodore Zarzar, MD Physician N.C. Psychiatric Association
Duncan Vincent, MD, FACP Physician N.C. Chapter of the American College of Physicians
Jessica Triche, MD Physician N.C. Academy of Family Physicians
Tracy Furgiuele, BSPh Pharmacist Research-Based Pharmaceutical Company 
Lawrence Greenblatt, MD Physician N.C. Physician Advisory Group Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

 

Private Duty Nursing Stakeholders (Providers, Beneficiaries, and Caregivers)

As valued partners, NC Medicaid is requesting your participation in a stakeholder webinar to discuss Clinical Coverage Policies: 3G-1, Private Duty Nursing for Beneficiaries Age 21 and Older; and 3G-2, Private Duty Nursing for Beneficiaries Under 21 Years of Age.

Dates:     Sept. 24, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
              Oct. 8, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
              Oct. 8, 2018 - 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Private Duty Nursing policies are available here.

Note: The presentation will be the same for all sessions.

Multiple formats are available for each stakeholder sessions; please choose one: 

Webinar:      Please register if attending via the webinar: 
                  https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/8320386411482170626

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

In-person:     1985 Umstead Drive 
                   Kirby Building, Conference Room 297
                   Raleigh, NC 27699

Call-in:          510-365-3231 (for all sessions)
                   Access Code: 863-376-408
Agenda:
•    Policy updates 
•    Program updates​​​​​​
•    Program reminders
•    Q&A 

Submit questions to Medicaid.HomeCareService@dhhs.nc.gov

Contact Home Care Services by phone at 919-855-4380.