NC Medicaid Extends COVID-19 Provisions

August 7, 2020

With the recent extension of the federal Declaration of Emergency through Oct. 25, 2020, NC Medicaid has extended its COVID-19 related temporary Clinical Coverage Policy provisions to Dec. 31, 2020. NC Medicaid has also determined it is both necessary and feasible to continue temporary enhanced rates related to COVID-19 through Sept. 30, 2020. In the fall, NC Medicaid will reassess both needs and available funding.

Learn more in this special Medicaid Bulletin. Review the relevant Medicaid fee schedules here.

Additionally, public comments are being accepted on proposed Medicaid and North Carolina Health Choice policies to adopt permanent changes based on certain temporary modifications. The comment period closes for two telehealth policy proposals on Aug. 15. Other comment periods extend into September. All stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback. Review all the proposals here.