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.


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

  1. Adult Medicaid
  2. Special Assistance (SA)
  3. Family and Children's Medicaid
  4. NC Health Choice

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.