North Carolina Stakeholder Engagement Group Report Released
The North Carolina Stakeholder Engagement Group (SEG) released a report titled The Stakeholder Engagement Group (SEG) Way to a Healthy North Carolina.
The report was produced by people being supported by the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) and their families. The group met to develop a consensus about what they wanted from the North Carolina long-term care system, and to bring to the group to consensus on the values, principles, needs, and outcomes that are of utmost importance to the SEG.
In addition to the involvement of DMH/DD/SAS, the group had support from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD), and the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS).
Focused areas of discussion included: Entrance into the system, participant protections, waiting lists, self-direction, person-centered planning, assessments, support coordination, services, payment structures, quality, system transformation, and qualified providers.