Committees and Work Groups

The Department of Health and Human Services and NC Medicaid are committed to working with beneficiaries, caregivers, providers, associations and other stakeholders to improve health care in North Carolina. Below is information for committees and work groups engaged in this collaborative process. Click on a group title for more information.

Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee

The Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee, established according to Session Law 2015-245, provides advice to the Department of Health and Human Services as it developes a long-term strategy to cover dual eligibles under Medicaid reform. 

HIV Case Management Meetings

Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC)

Federal law requires that states have a Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) to advise them about health and medical care services that may be covered by their local Medicaid programs. In North Carolina, MCAC advises the state about such issues as revisions to existing policies, policy development, and methods of assessing the quality of care, for both Medicaid and NC Health Choice.

Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Money Follows the Person (MFP) is a state project that heljps Medicaid-eligible North Carolinians who live in inpatient facilities moveinto their own homes and communities with support. If you are interested in receiving MFP updates and meeting notices, please email us at

North Carolina Drug Utilization Review Board

Personal Care Services (PCS) Stakeholder Group

The Personal Care Services (PCS) Stakeholder Group provides citizens interested in the development and implementation of Personal Care Services with the opportunity to collaborate and share recommendations. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services meets bi-monthly with community stakeholders to share project status, gather input and identify next steps.

Preferred Drug List (PDL) Review Panel
Private Duty Nursing (PDN) Stakeholders (Providers, Beneficiaries and Caregivers)

Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee

The Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee, established according to Session Law 2015-245, provides advice to the Department of Health and Human Services as it developes a long-term strategy to cover dual eligibles under Medicaid reform. The Department will report the strategy to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and NC Health Choice by Jan. 31, 2017.

Meeting Schedule

The Advisory Committee meets monthly. Meetings are open to the public.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
McKimmon Conference & Training Center
1101 Gorman St.
Raleigh, NC 27606

For a complete meeting schedule, member list, agendas, presentations and other information, visit the Dual Eligibles Advisory Committee web page.

HIV Case Management Meetings

If you would like to be added to our HIV Case Management Stakeholder’s list, please email with subject line “Stakeholder”.

Next Meeting:

March 8, 2018


Past Meetings


Fall Meeting (Oct. 18, 2017)

Spring Meeting  (May 4, 2017)


Summer Meeting (July 26, 2017)


NC Drug Utilization Review Board

The NC Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) program for outpatient drugs ensures Medicaid recipients receive appropriate, medically necessary prescriptions that are unlikely to result in adverse medical events.

NC DUR Board meetings are held quarterly in the following location. They are open to the public.

NC Medicaid
Kirby Building, Room 297
1985 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603



Thursday, January 31, 2019, 1-3 p.m. **Note change in date**


Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 1-3 p.m.


Thursday, January 25, 1-3 p.m.

Agenda - Jan. 25

Thursday, April 26, 1-3 p.m.

Agenda - April 26

Thursday, July 26, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, October 25, 1-3 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 26, 1-3 p.m. 

Minutes - Jan. 26

Thursday, April 27, 1-3 p.m. 
Thursday, July 27, 1-3 p.m. 
Thursday, Oct. 26, 1-3 p.m. 

Preferred Drug List Review Panel

    The Medicaid and Health Choice Preferred Drug List (PDL) Review Panel was established by DHHS to conduct open meetings to discuss recommended policies and procedures related to the PDL and to address the public comments that were received during the PDL comment period. The administration and review of the North Carolina Medicaid and Health Choice PDL follows the Preferred Drug List Review Panel Guidelines and Procedures.

    To sign up to speak at the PDL Review Panel Meeting, send an email to  Please include the name of the speaker, the represented organization and the drug name.  You may attach any clinical information regarding the drug you wish the PDL Panel to review beforehand.  Presentations are allowed only in the drug classes with changes and should not exceed three minutes.

    Review Panel Meeting

    May 22, 2019

    Meeting Archives


    Recommendations and Reports

    PDL Panel Members

    Aug. 1, 2018 – July 31, 2020
    Panel Member Position Organization
    John Stancil, Jr., BSPh Pharmacist Pharmacy Director, Division of Health Benefits
    Seung Kim, MD Physician Old North State Medical Society
    Ann McGee, PharmD Pharmacist Hospital-Based Pharmacy
    Janice Huff, MD, FAAFP PhysicianPhysician Community Care of North Carolina
    Casey Johnson, PharmD Pharmacist N.C. Association of Pharmacists
    Anna Miller-Fitzwater, MD Physician N.C. Pediatric Society
    Theodore Zarzar, MD Physician N.C. Psychiatric Association
    Duncan Vincent, MD, FACP Physician N.C. Chapter of the American College of Physicians
    Jessica Triche, MD Physician N.C. Academy of Family Physicians
    Tracy Furgiuele, BSPh Pharmacist Research-Based Pharmaceutical Company 
    Lawrence Greenblatt, MD Physician N.C. Physician Advisory Group Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee


    Private Duty Nursing Stakeholders (Providers, Beneficiaries, and Caregivers)

    Private Duty Nursing (PDN) Quarterly Stakeholder Engagement 

    Stay tuned for more information on the next stakeholder engagement meeting. for more information on PDN, visit:

    Reports, Dashboards and Policies


    NC Medicaid Home Care Services
    Phone: 919-855-4360