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

Consolidated Personal Care Services (PCS)

1915 State Plan Archives

The information on this page expired effective January 1, 2013.  Current information can be found on DMA's Personal Care Services web page at

Maintenance of Service - Licensed Residential Facilities (Special Care Units)

  • On December 28, 2012, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services agreed to allow DMA to provide Maintenance of Service (MOS) using the current hours for Special Care Unit beneficiaries.  The approval of 161 hours for SCU beneficiaries applies only to Maintenance of Service (MOS) hours issued while the beneficiary goes through the appeal process. The appeal must be filed by 1/30/2013 for the beneficiary to be entitled to MOS. Once the appeal decision has been made, the highest level of service a beneficiary receiving Personal Care Services (PCS) can receive is 80 hrs regardless of setting.   

1915i State Plan Home and Community Based Services

NC Home & Community Living Characteristics

1915i Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Stakeholder Information 

  • 1915i PAS Stakeholder Group


To provide the opportunity for stakeholders in North Carolina who have an interest in the development and implementation of the 1915i Personal Assistance Services to collaborate and share their recommendations. The NC Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) meet on a regular basis with community stakeholders to engage and seek their input. The meetings are conducted face to face and by teleconference. The meetings are designed to share project status, gather input and identify next steps.

Stakeholder Input 

Stakeholder Comments on Home and Community Based Standards:

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