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Welcome to the Wake CFAC!

The Wake Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (CFAC) advises the Wake County Local Management Entity (LME) on issues that concern consumers and their families.  Wake CFAC advocates to the LME on behalf of consumers and family members on a wide range of issues including services, facilities, and budgeting.  Our goal is to assist the LME to provide the highest quality services to its consumers.  

Members of the Wake CFAC are residents of Wake County who receive services for mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or addictive disorders or their family members.

Friday
Feb172012

Call in meeting with Durham & Wake

February 20, 2012
Wake and Durham CFAC members will have a call in meeting to discuss the up comming merger of the two LMEs. Members will get a separate email with the call in information in it. Questions or comments contact Marc Jacques
 
 
Wednesday
Feb012012

New "Durham Wake LME/MCO" Waiver Communications Link

Do you have questions about the 1915bc Waiver process or our Durham Wake LME/MCO Merger & Interlocal Partnerships with Cumberland & Johnston?  …and who doesn’t, right?!

Well, great news…  The Durham Wake LME/MCO Communications Workgroup set up this email address to be shared throughout our four-county region for stakeholders and the public in general to use to submit waiver/merger questions:

waiverquestions@durhamcountync.gov.

The reality is that many of us have questions and few of them… however, they want to get info out as accurately and quickly as possible so in general you will receive the following autoreply that let’s you know your question has been received for processing:

  “Thank you for your submission.  It will be reviewed and when an appropriate response is ready for sharing, it may be incorporated into the FAQs posted on The Durham Center website at www.durhamcenter.org/index.php/citizen/cfaq/#Merger/Medicaid Waivers FAQs.”


We applaud this first step in working on our communication channels throughout our region and look forward to more…

Sunday
Dec112011

Judge Blocks State Medicaid Cuts

U.S. District Court Judge Terrence Boyle stopped the State of North Carolina from implementing a Medicaid policy regarding personal care services for people with disabilties on Friday.  

See the News and Observer article from Friday, December 9th for more information.   Disability Rights NC has published an article on their website as well.

Friday
Dec092011

Special Implementation Update #93

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has released a new Special Implementation Update.

Sunday
Nov132011

November 16: Self-Direction in CAP-IDD Waivers

Wake CFAC with the Wake LME invite you to learn more about the Self-Directed Option in both the Supports & Comprehensive Waivers with guest speakers Susie Eguez of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and Tim Carmichael of GT Financial.

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