A new Blue Ribbon Commission has been created to deal with the settlement with US Dept. of Justice regarding institutionalization of persons with psychiatric disabilities in NC. The next meeting of the Subcommittee of the Commission is Sept. 12 at 10 am at the NC General Assembly.
The regular LOC meeting for the DHHS Legislative Oversight Committee is Tuesday,Sept. 11.
DATE: September 12, 2012
TIME: 10 A.M.
From News14 Carolina:
State lawmakers and health leaders are determining how to comply with a federal agreement that changes the way North Carolinians with serious mental illness receive care and supportive services.
On Wednesday, they reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services settlement agreement with the Department of Justice during the state's first Blue Ribbon Commission meeting.