Medicaid and NC Health Choice

These programs insure that families and individuals who are unable to pay for needed medical care can be eligible for the care as categorically needy - people who receive or are eligible to receive cash assistance payments under other governmental assistance programs or who are specially authorized by law to receive benefits or those who are medically needy - people who meet the same general eligibility criteria as the categorically needy but do not receive cash assistance. Medicaid has an array of programs, here is information on some of the assistance offered. For further information on Medicaid programs call (336) 753-6180.

Adult Medicaid

Adult Medicaid offers a variety of programs to assist adults with medical expenses. Including but not limited to the following programs:

Medicare Qualified Beneficiaries: Medicaid pays the Medicare Part B premium for eligible recipients. 
Long-term care: Medicaid helps to pay the cost of care for an individual who is receiving or in need of extended care in a hospital or other medical facility. 
Community Alternatives Program (CAP): These services provide both medical and non-medical home and community-based services to prevent or delay institutionalization.
Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE): Enables elderly individuals who are certified to need nursing care to live as independently as possible. 
Medical Assistance for the Disabled: Individuals under age 65 who are disabled may be eligible for Medicaid, if they meet eligibility criteria. 

Special Assistance (SA)

Special Assistance is a supplemental security income (SSI) that pays cash benefits to eligible beneficiaries who reside in licensed facilities authorized to receive SA payments. SA beneficiaries are automatically eligible for Medicaid.  


Family and Children's Medicaid 


Family and Children's Medicaid offers a variety of programs to assist families with medical expenses. Programs serve families with dependent children, infants and children, and pregnant women. Additionally, Family and Children's Medicaid offers a family planning program. 

NC Health Choice 


This program is a health insurance program for uninsured children who live in families who earn up to 200% of the federal poverty level. The children must be under age 19, be ineligible for Medicaid, Medicare, or any other government sponsored health insurance, and be a resident of the state of North Carolina. 

Carolina Access 
This program is Medicaid's primary case management program. The program is designed to:
  • Establish comprehensive patient / physician relationships
  • Improve access and primary care for Medicaid recipients
  • Promote the preventive aspects of health care
  • Reduce unnecessary or inappropriate use of medical services


For more information about any of the programs please call (336) 753-6180.