New law may negate ruling against Medicaid office – Raleigh News & Observer

A disabled man and his family won a legal case that prevents the state Medicaid office from imposing new rules for a mental health program without taking the public notification steps required of other state agencies.

But any long-lasting changes may be negated by a new law that will significantly reshape local mental health services and give the state Department of Health and Human Services authority to set rules without the usual public notices.

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