CenterPoint rejected for Medicaid-waiver program |

CenterPoint Human Services is likely to need more money from the four counties it serves — Forsyth, Davie, Stokes and Rockingham — if it is to remain as their oversight agency for behavioral-health providers.

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that CenterPoint was among four local management entities (LME) in North Carolina whose applications for Medicaid waiver programs were denied. The department had until Monday to select the qualified LMEs. CenterPoint needs to improve its liquidity, among other things, according to a consultant the state hired to review applications.

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