Local Management Entities

Local Management Entities (LMEs) are responsible for managing, coordinating, facilitating and monitoring the provision of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services in the area they serve.

Utilization Management

NC Session Law 2008–107, Section 10.15(x) requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to return service authorizations, utilization reviews and utilization management functions to LME-MCOs for all clients.