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

DMA Services

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The North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) manages the Medicaid and Health Choice programs.


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.
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Health Choice for Children

Health Choice is a free or reduced price comprehensive health care program for children. If your family makes too much money to qualify for Medicaid but too little to afford rising health insurance premiums, your child(ren) may qualify for Health Choice.
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Find a Doctor

The Find a Doctor page provides lists of doctors throughout North Carolina who accept Medicaid and Health Choice.


The North Carolina Innovations Waiver is a resource for funding services and supports for people with intellectual and other related developmental disabilities that are at risk for institutional care in an Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF-IID). Read more about Innovations.

Money Follows The Person

Money Follows the Person assists Medicaid-eligible North Carolinians who live in inpatient facilities (such as nursing or group homes) to move into their own homes in local communities of their choice - with support services.

We are excited and thankful to be a part of such a wonderful program.  It has certainly changed Kelli’s life and ours. - Martha C., parent of MFP participant.

Read client stories >> Ready NC Connect NC
December 9, 2014