BEAUFORT — Carteret County Department of Social Services workers have been preparing for months for the state’s new Medicaid Managed Care system, which takes effect Thursday, July 1.
The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services launched the statewide open enrollment for N.C. Medicaid Managed Care March 15, and County DSS Director Clint Lewis said his department has been busy.
“This is the biggest thing to hit Medicaid,” Mr. Lewis said. “We sent out the enrollment packets March 1 and we’re distributing the information online. We’re getting the information out to medical providers.”
Mr. Lewis added that his agency is