Medicaid Beneficiaries Receiving Services In A New Way
Last updated 7/5/2021 at 10:16am
Starting last Thursday, nearly 1.6 million Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina began receiving the same Medicaid services in a new way through N.C. Medicaid Managed Care health plans.
Most beneficiaries will continue to get care from the same doctors they see today but will now be a member of a health plan. Some beneficiaries will not enroll with health plans and will remain in N.C. Medicaid Direct.
According to a press release, the N.C. Depart-ment of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has leveraged the move to managed care to build an innovative health care delivery system that put...