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NC Medicaid Receives Federal Approval of Flexibilities for HCBS

Announcement from NC Medicaid:

NC Medicaid has received federal approval of flexibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic for the following home and community-based services:

  • NC Innovations Waiver, for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
  • NC Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver, for individuals who have a TBI diagnosis after age of 21
  • Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA), for disabled adults
  • Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C), for medically fragile children

Temporary flexibilities include telephonic contact with beneficiaries, providing services in alternative settings, a simplified person-centered plan development, and changes that ease requirements on service levels. For details, please see Special Bulletin COVID-19 #55.

For more information on the NC Medicaid response to COVID-19, please visit the NC Medicaid website.

 

LATE BREAKING COVID-19 ALERTS!

Joint DMHDDSAS and DHB (NC Medicaid) COVID-19 Update Call for Consumers, Family Members and Community Stakeholders – Monday, March 22, 2021 at 2 PM (details here)

Learn how to get the vaccine in your area – visit https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/findyourspot or call the COVID-19 Line at 1-877-490-6642 (it’s a free call).

Pandemic Helpline Launches For People With I/DD, Caregivers: 888-847-3209
More information here


NC COVID Vaccine Distribution Chart

Download pdf here or view the web page

New COVID-19
County Alert System

pinpoints counties with the highest levels of spread and offer recommendations to bring numbers down. The report will be published on the 2nd week of each month (download pdf). Monitor your county's status on the NCDHHS COVID-19 Dashboard.

New DHHS - I/DD Medicaid and State-Funded Service Delivery During School Hours
(download pdf)

Governor Cooper’s Executive Orders in English and Spanish

Click here to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 in NCor text COVIDNC to 898211.  

Call 2-1-1 (or 888-892-1162) for general questions or for help finding human services resources in your community.

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