SB 594 – Medicaid Administrative Changes & Technical Corrections

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Davie, Forsyth); Sen. Jim Burgin (R-Harnett, Johnston, Lee); Sen. Jim Perry (R-Lenoir, Wayne)


This bill makes a series of updates and technical edits to the statutes governing the NC Medicaid program, including establishing new processes for beneficiary appeals and expedited contested case hearing requests, making modifications to Medicaid-related provisions of the 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act, and increasing the maximum number of therapeutic leave days that a medical assistance beneficiary at an intermediate care facility or skilled nursing facility may take without the facility losing reimbursement under the medical assistance program.


Filed – 4/6/2021