NC DHHS temporarily modifying some policies
NC DHHS temporarily modifying some policies


NC Medicaid Announcement - March 27, 2020

The following statement was released by Dave Richard, Deputy Secretary, NC Medicaid on March 27, 2020:

Effective Monday, March 30, 2020, NC DHHS is temporarily modifying enhanced behavioral health policies and telemedicine and telepsychiatry policies to better enable the delivery of remote care to Medicaid and state-funded beneficiaries during the COVID-19 outbreak. This will include dates of service on or after March 10, 2020 and will remain in effect until the State of Emergency is declared over or when this policy is rescinded.

Details on the temporary modifications are included in the following Special Bulletins:

It is the Department’s goal to support the continuation of quality, medically necessary services for beneficiaries and reduce the number of disruptions in care which could lead to increased anxiety and exacerbation of symptoms.

Dave Richard
Deputy Secretary
NC Medicaid
Division of Health Benefits
NC Department of Health and Human Services

Office: (919) 855-4101



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