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NC Medicaid Awards Standard Plans for NC Medicaid Transformation

Monday, February 04, 2019

On February 4th, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced Standard Plan awardees for the state’s Medicaid transition.

Statewide Awarded Prepaid Health Plans include:

  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina, Inc.
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • UnitedHealthcare of North Carolina, Inc.
  • WellCare of North Carolina, Inc.

One Regional Awarded Provider-Led Entity:

  • Carolina Complete Health (Regions 3 and 5)

NC DHHS also announced regions 2 and 4 will be in phase 1 of rollout which will begin November 1, 2019. The remaining regions will be rolled out February 3, 2020.
NC FQHCs are considered essential providers and are expected to be offered good-faith contracts with all plans.

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