NCSAPA Announcements

The New Recovery Advocacy Movement

July 1st, 2014 by Chloe Morgan

“The New Recovery Advocacy Movement” Workshop

July 14, 2014  |  7:00p.m.-8:30p.m.  |   Cary, NC

Please join us to learn about the new recovery advocacy movement that has grown in strength and numbers across the country. Help to make recovery from substance use disorder more available to all individuals that need it.

Click here for Event Flyer

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March 6th SA Federation Meeting Reminder

March 4th, 2014 by Chloe Morgan

Greetings colleagues and stakeholders, this is a reminder that the SA Federation will meet on Thursday, March 6th from 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. at the NC Psychological Association (1004 Dresser Court, Raleigh, NC 27609).  The meeting minutes from January and the agenda for this week’s meeting are attached below.  Should you not be available to join us in person, please use the following to join remotely:

Meeting Information
Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Meeting Start Time: 10:00 am
Call will be opened 15 minutes prior to meeting start time.
Meeting Password: P@$$WORD

Join the Online Meeting
1.    Go to https://gi.webex.com/gi/j.php?ED=238777582&UID=0&PW=NMTI5YWFkNTEy&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D
2.    If requested, enter your name and email address
3.    If a password is required, enter the meeting password (see above)
4.    Click “Join”

Join the Audio Conference Only
Call-in # (Toll) : 1-650-479-3208
Access Code: 808 851 154

To add this meeting to your calendar program, click here.

Note: there have been some technical issues with the phone system, and there is a possibility that the phone system may not be operational for this particular meeting.

Agenda – March 6, 2014

Minutes – February 6, 2014

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Action Alert

December 19th, 2013 by Chloe Morgan

Colleagues and Stakeholders, please see the following press release from DHHS that indicates the four proposed LME/MCOs.

This may impact you as your management entity/managed care organization with whom you are currently contracted may change. If the LME/MCO has changed, please go here to contact the LME/MCO whose catchment area you are in now.

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Free Educational Program – December 6th

November 26th, 2013 by Chloe Morgan

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Click here for more information.

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MHPAEA Final Rule Overview

November 26th, 2013 by Chloe Morgan

Please see the final regulations regarding the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. –  The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) became Public Law 110-343 in October 2008. MHPAEA, or the federal parity law, seeks to eliminate discriminatory access to mental health and substance use disorder (MH and SUD) benefits in certain health insurance coverage. Plans subject to the federal parity law are precluded from providing MH and SUD benefits in a more restrictive way than other covered medical and surgical  benefits.

Click here to read the full overview.

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