All Autism Society of NC offices are closed to the public due to COVID-19. See our COVID-19 page for updates and resources. To reach staff, who are working remotely, please email or call 800-442-2762.

Weekly Policy Update: COVID-19 Policy Changes

Posts Tagged ‘autism health care’

Weekly Policy Update: COVID-19 Policy Changes

Below is this week‚Äôs Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) weekly update on policy changes and legislation related to COVID-19, local, state, and federal emergency orders. For daily updates, information, and help during the emergency, we recommend the following sources: NC DHHS COVID-19 page CDC COVID-19 page (Raleigh) News &Observer coverage of COVID-19 (some of…

Weekly Policy Update: COVID-19 Policy Changes

Below is this week‚Äôs Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) weekly update on policy changes and legislation related to COVID-19, local, state, and federal emergency orders. We recommend the following sources for daily updates, information, and help: NC DHHS COVID-19 page CDC COVID-19 page (Raleigh) News &Observer coverage of COVID-19 (some of which is available…

Weekly Policy Update: COVID-19 Policy Changes

Below is this week‚Äôs Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) weekly update on policy changes and legislation related to COVID-19, local, state, and federal emergency orders. For daily updates and information, we recommend the following sources: NC DHHS COVID-19 page CDC COVID-19 page (Raleigh) News &Observer coverage of COVID-19 (some of which is available to…

Weekly Policy Update: COVID-19 Policy Changes

The¬†Autism¬†Society of¬†North¬†Carolina¬†will issue¬†weekly updates, including calls to action, on policy changes and legislation related to COVID-19, local, state, and federal emergency orders. For daily updates and information, we recommend the following sources:¬† NC DHHS COVID–19 page¬†¬† CDC COVID-19 page¬† (Raleigh) News &Observer¬†coverage of COVID-19 (which is available to the public without subscription)¬†¬† NC Council on…

Weekly Update: COVID-19 Policy Changes

Weekly Update: COVID-19 Policy Changes Affecting People with Autism, Families, and Caregivers ASNC will be issuing weekly updates, including calls to action, on policy changes and legislation related to COVID-19 and local, state, and federal emergency orders. For daily updates and information, we recommend the following sources: NC DHHS COVID-19 page CDC COVID-19 page (Raleigh)…

COVID-19/Coronavirus Relief Bill: Contact Your Senators

People with disabilities may be at increased risk and more likely to be affected by coronavirus due to underlying health conditions. Any legislation intended to help must address their needs! This bill is moving very quickly and has already passed the US House. The US Senate plans to take the bill up to make changes…

New Timeline for Medicaid Transformation

Editor‚Äôs note: This¬†is an update to¬†information¬†posted¬†July 16, 2019.¬†The¬†managed-care¬†rollout¬†has been¬†changed to one phase¬†for the whole state¬†in February 2020, rather than starting in November 2019¬†with some counties.¬†Open enrollment¬†is now scheduled to¬†end on December¬†13 for all counties.¬† The NC Department of Health and Human Services is in the process of implementing Medicaid transformation in North Carolina. The vision…

Medicaid Transformation: What You Need to Know

Editor‚Äôs note: This information is current as of July 16, 2019. Please note, a variety of factors may affect the timeline or other components of the transformation plan. The NCGA, state budget, and other system or administrative issues may create change. We will update this blog if substantive change occurs. The NC Department of Health…

Governor releases budget; NCGA begins budget process

Gov. Roy Cooper released his two-year $25.2 billion budget proposal, a 5.4% increase over last year‚Äôs enacted budget, with a clear focus on education, health care, and the state‚Äôs infrastructure. Among the highlights was a 9.1% average raise for teachers over two years, a one-time 2% cost-of-living adjustment for retired state employees, and Medicaid expansion….