SB 86 – Medicaid Recs./CWBTC

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Davie, Forsyth); Sen. Jim Burgin (R-Harnett, Johnston, Lee); Sen Jim Perry (R-Lenior, Wayne)


This bill would require DHHS to develop and implement a plan to work with the Dept. of Public Instruction, local education administrative units, and local management entities/managed care organizations to increase awareness of school-based health services that are reimbursable under NC Medicaid.

The bill also requires the plan to assess the feasibility of enhanced rates and other incentives to encourage private entities to provide school-based health services to students who receive Medicaid and NC Health Choice benefits.

The bill requires DHHS to submit the plan and any proposed legislative changes to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Chairs of the House Appropriate Committee on Health and Human Services no later than August 1, 2022.

This bill also instructs the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee to revise the 2023-2024 work plan for the Program Evaluation Division to include an evaluation of the Integrated Care for Kids Medicaid pilot program.


Filed – 2/11/2021

Referred to the following Senate committees:

-Rules and Operations