New program helps youth coming out of foster care Blue Cross NC Forms Initiative to help youth coming out of foster care – InsuranceNewsNet
A housing finance initiative to help young people leaving foster care is a first fruit of
Healthy Blue, which debuted in July, is collaborating with SaySo on the initiative that will provide eligible young people with deposits, assistance with short-term or partial rentals, rent and utility arrears, and acquisition essential furniture.
SaySo is a statewide association, part of
The nonprofits said about 20% of North Carolina residents in foster care “become instantly homeless” after reaching their 18th birthday.
“Every year, hundreds of young people grow old
“Funding for this program is critical to supporting the health and well-being of these young adults and ensuring they have the resources and tools necessary to thrive and successfully transition into independent adulthood. “
The application will include basic information about the housing application, such as the applicant’s demographics, type and amount of assistance requested, date needed, and other documents that may be needed to support the application, such as a W-9 form or an invoice.
Applicants will provide information to ensure funding is being used for housing, there is a mechanism to maintain housing, they are connected to additional programs and resources, and the young person has a system Support.
For more information, call (800) 632-1400 or visit www.chsnc.org.
SaySo started in 1998. It currently has 29 local chapters across
The state’s Medicaid Managed Care program covers 1.7 million in North Carolina.
The four participating insurers statewide have been awarded a three-year contract that is expected to be worth a combined value
DHHS announced in
One of the key selling points of Medicaid’s transformation initiative is its focus on a patient’s overall health for those with mental health issues, addictions, and developmental disabilities.
Five years of often contentious legislative and public health debates culminated
Managed care is a system in which people agree to see only certain doctors or go to certain hospitals, such as in a health maintenance organization, or HMO, or a preferred provider organization, or PPO, plan d ‘Health Insurance.
Under the current Medicaid system, providers are paid under a fee-for-service model administered by DHHS.
In contrast, physician plans will pay health care providers a fixed amount per month for each patient’s costs. There will be a limited number of people with special needs staying with fee-for-service providers.
DHHS pays for doctors’ plans.