How North Carolina Law Is Changing for Behavioral Health Providers

Hospitals and other behavioral health services providers in North Carolina will face new regulations next year concerning the involuntary commitment and voluntary admission of patients undergoing mental health crises. In fact, the regulations affect not only providers but also impact law enforcement agencies and local governments that transport patients in crisis. Read More

Bahati Mutisya

Bahati Mutisya

Bahati Mutisya is an associate in Parker Poe's Government & Public Policy Practice Group. She has a diverse practice that includes representing private businesses and local governments in regulatory matters and civil litigation. She has a growing health care practice where she represents health care providers in legal proceedings and helps them navigate complex legal and regulatory requirements.

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North Carolina’s New Plan for Mental Health

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently laid out a road map for improving behavioral health services in the state. The report to the state legislature was the result of numerous stakeholder meetings and six listening sessions across North Carolina. In fact, it goes beyond mental health: The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) stresses the importance of breaking down silos to deliver “whole-person care.”Read More

Matt Wolfe

Matt Wolfe

Matt Wolfe concentrates his practice in the areas of administrative litigation, government relations, and other regulatory matters. Matt formulates comprehensive political and public relations strategies on a broad range of federal and state policies. He drafts and monitors legislation, intervenes directly with legislative, executive, and local officials, and appears before state and federal executive agencies. Within his administrative litigation practice, Matt advises and counsels health care providers subject to federal and state regulatory actions.

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