The NC Division of Health Benefits (DHB) has recently published a Medicaid Bulletin article related to COVID-19:

SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #146: Update on CARES Act-Funded Payments to Nursing Facility Providers and Availability of Extension Funding

This bulletin updates and extends NC Medicaid’s reimbursement for allowable COVID-19 testing of nursing facility staff and healthcare personnel currently established under Secretarial Orders No. 2 and No. 4. It also updates the original end date communication under Special Bulletin COVID-19 #129 Reporting Requirements and Financial Support to Nursing Homes under Secretarial Order No. 2. More Information.

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