If you receive Medicaid services, you have the right to appeal any denial, reduction, suspension, or termination of services. In North Carolina, Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organizations (LME/MCOs) administer behavioral health services. They decide what services you can have. You can appeal the LME/MCO’s decision to do any of the following:
I have been approved for services through my local management entity / managed care organization (LME/MCO) but I can’t find a provider agency or my provider agency doesn’t have enough […]
Frequently asked questions. What is Olmstead? Olmstead is a 1999 US Supreme Court decision that says it is unlawful to make people with disabilities live in facilities. Olmstead says that you […]
Learn about your discharge rights if you are voluntarily, or involuntarily admitted into a 24-hour mental health facility as a minor.
What are my discharge rights from a 24-hour mental health facility? You have the right to actively participate in your treatment You (or your legal guardian) and the internal advocate […]
An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication, including psychotropic medication, if you are a patient in a hospital.
Learn about your right to refuse medication in prison and the procedures for emergency and non-emergency situations.
Early and periodic screening, diagnostic and treatment (EPSDT) is a program for children under 21 who have Medicaid. Under EPSDT, the state must cover all medically necessary services for children. […]
An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication if you live in an intermediate care facility for individuals with I/DD.