Topics Related to Private Duty Nursing (PDN) Providers

How to best serve beneficiaries who have not received nursing services for 30 consecutive days.

This bulletin provides updates on NC Medicaid programs that received legislative increases to service rates in the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2023 (SL 2023-134).

Near Relatives and Legally Responsible Persons May Deliver Skilled Nursing Service to a PDN-eligible Beneficiary.

Physician’s signature on the CMS 485 Plan of Care form

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

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

EVV Home Health Implementation Review and Updates

Proposed CAP/DA Waiver amendment posted for public comment

Providers are required to complete the EVV readiness survey by July 22, 2022