The Medicaid Innovations Waiver help Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) live a more independent lifestyle. The local management entity/managed care organization (LME/MCO) receives a set amount of money (capitation) each year that is used to help people get I/DD services.
The NC Innovations Waiver amendment has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and will be implemented on November 1, 2016.
Frequently Asked Questions
To be part of North Carolina’s Innovations Waiver, you must:
If you are eligible, your Local Management Entity - Managed Care Organization (LME-MCO) can help you get NC Innovations services. There are only a certain number of NC Innovations Waiver slots. If the slots are full, your name will be added to the Registry of Unmet Need.
To learn more about these services, contact your Local Management Entity - Managed Care Organization (LME-MCO).
If you have feedback or questions, please email: IDDListeningSessions@dhhs.nc.gov.