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
HIV Case Management Meetings
Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC)
North Carolina Drug Utilization Review Board
Money Follows the Person (MFP)
Preferred Drug List Review Panel
Private Duty Nursing Stakeholders (Providers, Beneficiaries and Caregivers)

Personal Care Services
      Stakeholder Group Meeting
      Spring Provider Trainings

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. 

Money Follows the Person Roundtable / Volunteering

Join the MFP Roundtable, receive MFP updates and meeting notices. If you are interested in supporting MFP, complete and submit the Volunteer Form or call for information


Lakeisha Laporte
Phone: 919-855-4265 or 855-761-9030

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.

To join the PCS Stakeholder Group, call 919-855-4360 or send an email to

PCS Stakeholder Meeting Information

When: Third Thursday (Bi-Monthly)
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Dorothea Dix Campus
Kirby Building, Room 297
1985 Umstead Drive
Raleigh NC 27603

Request a topic for discussion (please submit at least two weeks in advance of the meeting date)

Next Meeting

There will be no May 2019 meeting due to Spring 2019 PCS Regional Training

Past Meetings

March 21, 2019


Jan. 17, 2019


Sept. 20, 2018


June 21, 2018


March 15, 2018


Nov. 16, 2017


Sept. 21, 2017

Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

July 20, 2017

May 18, 2017


March 16, 2017


Jan. 19, 2017

Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

2015 and 2016 Meeting Information

Archived Meeting Information - 2015 and 2016


NC Medicaid 
Phone: 919-855-4360

Personal Care Services (PCS) Spring Provider Trainings

Personal Care Services (PCS) regional training sessions will be held April 30 – May 16, 2018. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and training will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Training sessions are free, but registration is required. Providers can register through the Liberty Healthcare Corp. of North Carolina Medicaid PCS Website. Prior to training, training topics and materials will be available to registered participants on Liberty’s website.

Providers with additional questions may contact Liberty Healthcare Corp. of N.C. at 1-855-740-1400 or NC Medicaid at 919-855-4360.

Event Dates and Locations

  • Monday, April 30, 2018 – Asheville
    Doubletree by Hilton-Biltmore, 115 Hendersonville Road
    Burghley Room
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – Charlotte
    Great Wolf Lodge Convention Center, 10175 Weddington Road
    White Pine Room
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – Greensboro/Winston Salem
    Greensboro-High Point Marriott Airport, One Marriott Drive
    Grand Ballroom
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 - Raleigh
    Jane S. McKimmon Conference and Training Center-NCSU, 1101 Gorman St.
    Room will be posted at Information Desk
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - Fayetteville
    Holiday Inn Fayetteville I95 South, 1944 Cedar Creek Road
    Grande Ballroom
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Greenville
    Holiday Inn-Greenville, 203 SW Greenville Blvd.

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.

Next PDL Review Panel Meeting

May 22, 2019
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
North Carolina Government and Heritage Library - Main Auditorium
109 East Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

PDL Review Panel Meeting Oct. 11, 2018

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 

As valued partners of NC Medicaid, we are requesting your participation in a spring stakeholder engagement session. The purpose of this session is to share PDN program updates and quality improvement initiatives and to receive feedback and suggestions about policy and operations. Topics of discussion will include:

  • LTSS and Managed Care Transitions
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Program Updates

Please share this information with your beneficiaries and their caregivers.

Date Time Location Registration
March 22, 2019 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Dorothea Dix Campus
Kirby Building, CR 297
1985 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27610

If you are unable to attend in person: 
Please register to attend the session using the webinar registration link above. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

You will have two options to make a comment or ask questions:

  • Option 1:  Physically type in your comment using the chat box – Place your cursor in the chat box window and enter your comment or question. The chat box will remain open throughout the session and comments will be addressed in the order received. Your comment or question will be read aloud by a member of NC Medicaid.

Contact Home Care Services by phone at 919-855-4380.

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