Public Policy Goals

The board of directors adopted the following public policy goals to pursue in the 2018 session of the General Assembly.

  1. Appropriate $7 million dollars in recurring state appropriations to meet the growing need and complexity of Adult Protective Services in North Carolina.
  2. Enact legislation and appropriations to bring the ratio of long term care ombudsmen and long term care beds to standards recommended by the Institute of Medicine.
  3. 3. Increase North Carolina’s Medicaid Personal Needs Allowance (PNA) for residents in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities to be consistent with increases made in payments to support care.