Topics Related to Personal Care Services Providers

Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the location field must have a valid value of 1 or 2.

New Temporary/Interim Estimated Budget Increases Added July 1, 2023.

Once fully implemented, beneficiaries and providers will have a single point of entry for obtaining LTSS programs in NC Medicaid Direct.

The waiver has received approval for another five years through Feb. 29, 2028.

Rate increases continuing and effects on managed care plans and contracted providers

When the service location field is not completed, the Alt EVV vendor will receive an exception notice.

The delay in conducting assessments has slowed the generation of prior approvals for the continuation of PCS.

NCDHHS will implement an Electronic Visit Verification system for Home Health Care services starting with a soft launch Jan. 1, 2023, and a hard launch April 1, 2023. This complies with the 21st Century Cures Act.

Proposed CAP/C Waiver renewal posted for public comment

Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, home health care provider agencies subject to electronic visit verification (EVV) can use an Alternative EVV system (Alt EVV) of their choice and submit records to the Sandata Aggregator. This will comply with the 21st Century Cures Act for Electronic Visit Verification.