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

Be Smart Medicaid Family Planning for Providers


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Implementation of the Family Planning State Plan Amendment began on October 1, 2014.  See Fact Sheet (below), this October 2014 bulletin article and Clinical Coverage Policy 1E-7, Family Planning Services.


DMA Clinical Policy and Programs
Phone Number 919-855-4260
Fax 919-733-2796


The Be Smart Family Planning program is designed to reduce unintended pregnancies and improve the wellbeing of children and families in N.C. by extending eligibility for family planning services to individuals with no age restrictions.

Provider participation in the Be Smart program is open to all Medicaid enrolled providers whose licensure and accreditations allows them to provide family planning services. There are no additional enrollment requirements for Medicaid providers who are currently enrolled to provide family planning services. If you are interested in applying for the Be Smart Family Planning program click here.

For Providers

Family Planning services can be provided by:

Additional information about the Be Smart program and family planning services covered through the family planning program is available in the following publications:

Family Planning Program

Since the Family Planning program began in October 2005, the State has enrolled more than 70,321 women and 8,743 men into the program.

Medicaid Bulletins

For changes and updates to coverage criteria, billing information, and other program requirements refer to the N.C. Medicaid general and special bulletins.

North Carolina Be Smart Family Planning Reports

Click here to see waiver reports for Waiver Years 2007 to 2011 Ready NC Connect NC