MeckLINK is designated as a Local Management Entity (LME) as well as a Managed Care Organization (MCO) preparing to manage Medicaid funding for mental health, intellectual development disabilities and/or substance abuse services.
“We are very pleased that Secretary Wos has given us the go ahead to start managing this vital funding for services to our consumers and their families,” said County Manager Harry Jones. “This recommendation is evidence that through our commitment to consumers and excellent work by dedicated staff, we are prepared to implement this important work for our community.”
MeckLINK Director Phil Endress said, “MeckLINK staff are ready to manage Medicaid behavioral health services on March 1, we will meet consumer and provider needs, and MeckLINK will be the best LME-MCO in North Carolina.”
North Carolina Medicaid Special Bulletin Mercer Report: Operations/Readiness Review
Contact: Rick Christenbury at 704-577-2587 or Rick.Christenbury@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov