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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.



New COVID-19
County Alert System

North Carolina introduced a new alert system
to pinpoint 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. You can monitor your county's status on the NCDHHS COVID-19 Dashboard.

New DHHS - I/DD Medicaid and State-Funded Service Delivery During School Hours

NEW I/DD Health Profile (Fillable) helps providers assist people with disabilities

Governor Cooper’s Executive Orders in English and Spanish

Accessing State medical, food and nutrition services just got easier!

New DHHS COVID-19 Check My Symptoms & Find My Testing Place Tools Now LIVE

Joint DMHDDSAS and DHB (NC Medicaid) COVID-19 Update Call for BH/IDD Consumers, Family Members and Community Stakeholders

Monday, November 16, 2020, 2:00 PM
Note change: Monthly on the 4th Monday at 2:00 pm. 
New Details to Call in

 Safeguard Against Disability Discrimination

Important Health Care Guidance for People with Disabilities during COVID-19

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

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