HB 471 – Reduce Admin. Duplication MH/DD/SAS Providers

Primary Sponsors: Rep.  Jon Hardister (R-Guilford), Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston), Rep. Josh Dobson (R-Avery), Rep. Gale Adcock (D-Wake)


This bill would require the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a workgroup to examine and make recommendations about how to eliminate administrative duplication for mental health, intellectual/developmental disability, and substance sue disorder providers.

Thew review would include reviewing the following requirements:

  • Training
  • Service Delivery
  • Documentation
  • Claims processing
  • Reporting
  • Monitoring
  • Oversight
  • Facility Licensure
  • Credentialing
  • Accreditation
  • Contracts
  • Investigations
  • Audits

The findings would be reported to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services.


  • Filed 3/26/2019
  • Favorable – House Health Committee 4/9/2019
  • Favorable – House Rules Committee 4/15/2020
  • Passed – House 4/16/2020
  • Senate Health Care Committee – Discussion only 5/27/2020