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NC Department of Health and Human Services
NC Division of
Medical Assistance
 
 

About DMA

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services oversees the Division of Medical Assistance . The division is divided into 9 sections and offices, and manages the Medicaid and Health Choice programs.



Our Mission and Vision 

The mission of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is, in collaboration with our partners, to protect the health and safety of all North Carolinians and provide essential human services.

The mission of the Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) is to use the resources and partnerships of Medicaid to improve health care for all North Carolinians. The DMA vision is to lead the transformation to a healthier North Carolina.

DHHS and DMA are devoted to quality customer service. We welcome your input and suggestions to how we can improve.



Medicaid

Medicaid is a health insurance program for low-income individuals and families who cannot afford health care costs. Medicaid serves low-income parents, children, seniors, and people with disabilities.

In 2013-2014, Medicaid served approximately 1.7 million children & adults.

N.C. Medicaid Summary of Budgeted Expenditures & Revenues
(Certified Budget: State Fiscal Year 2015)

Expenditures

 $13,806,413,305  

Revenues

$10,111,233,389

Appropriation

 $   3,695,179,916  

History of the N.C. Medicaid Program (PDF, 175 KB)



Medical Care Advisory Committee

Established in accordance with 42 CFR 431.12 External link, the Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) is an advisory committee to the Medicaid agency director on health and medical care services. More on MCAC



N.C. Health Choice for Children

N.C. Health Choice for Children provides funding to extend health care coverage to approximately 87,000 children ages 6 through 18 each month whose family income exceeds Medicaid financial eligibility criteria but is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.

N.C. Health Choice Summary of Budgeted Expenditures & Revenues
(Certified Budget: State Fiscal Year 2015)

Expenditures

 $ 174,714,115  

Revenues

$  132,779,453

Appropriation

 $    41,934,662  

 

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October 23, 2014