C. Remove Medicaid Services for the Blind (MSB) as a valid Aid Program Category from the mandatory/optional coverage chart. This coverage program has moved to Special Assistance for the Disabled (SAD).
DATE: JUNE 27, 2011
Manual: Family and Children’s Medicaid
Change No: 10-11
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: July 1, 2011
The North Carolina State Plan was amended in January 2011 to add Special Assistance for the Aged (SAA) recipients, as recipients to enroll in Community Care of North Carolina/Carolina Access (CCNC/CA). The Medicaid manual sections regarding SAA are revised to reflect this.
DMA is converting all figures and attachments either into a form or incorporating them into the policy. Figures/attachments are excluded from the policy manuals and the links are changed from the figure/attachment to forms. This procedure will be done in all Family and Children’s (FC) and Aged, Blind, and Disabled (ABD) sections over the next few months.
MA-3435, Community Care of North Carolina/Carolina Access (CCNC/CA), is revised to:
This policy is effective upon receipt. Apply this policy to Medicaid applications, reapplications or redeterminations taken on or after 01/01/2011 as well as to those presently in process.
If you have any questions, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
Craigan L. Gray, MD, MBA, JD
(This material was researched and written by Sandi Morrow, Policy Consultant II, Medicaid Eligibility Unit)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.