A Message from NCTracks on Behalf of NC Medicaid SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #187 & #188 Now Available

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #187: NC Medicaid Replacing Outbreak Rates with Single, Uniform Public Health Emergency Rate

NC Medicaid is updating the special focused financial assistance to Skilled Nursing Facilities provided through outbreak rates. More information

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #188: Extension of Temporary Suspension of Prior Authorization for Post-Acute Placements

Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and to expedite a hospital’s ability to discharge patients to lower levels of care when medically appropriate, the prior authorization (PA) waiver for medically necessary new admissions who are being directly discharged from a hospital setting into a nursing home (NH) is extended to Oct. 15, 2021. Details


Providers are encouraged to review this information. All bulletin articles, including those related to COVID-19, are available on DHB's Medicaid Bulletin webpage.