Tailored Plan Launch is Delayed
NC Medicaid will delay Tailored Plan Launch beyond October 2023. A new launch date has not been announced.
More information can be found 
Learn about Tailored Plan here

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Medicaid expansion will no longer launch Oct. 1 as the North Carolina General Assembly failed to take needed action to meet that date. A new launch date will be announced following the needed legislative action, but it will not be Oct. 1.
For more information, please view the press release from NCDHHS.


Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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Brain injuries can happen to anyone; more than five million people in the United States today have had a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). A TBI is an injury to the brain caused by an outside physical force that causes disability and meets all of the following: 

  • Involves an open (with an obvious wound) or closed (no obvious wound) head injury. 
  • Can be caused by a single injury or many small ones, such as multiple concussions. 
  • Occurs with or without a loss of consciousness at the time of injury. 
  • Does not include brain injuries that are present at birth or the result of a degenerative disease. 

People with a TBI may need help in performing daily activities like feeding themselves or getting dressed. However, most people do not realize how a brain injury, even from a minor blow to the head, can impact their behavior or ability to function. Brain injury affects five times more people annually than breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, spinal cord injury, and Multiple Sclerosis combined.*

In North Carolina, TBI that occurs after age 22 may meet the criteria of a developmental disability and Trillium can help you find the services you need.  Call us at 1-877-685-2415. You can also contact the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina at the numbers below.

Brain Injury Association of North Carolina Offices

Statewide Family Helpline 800-377-1464 Charlotte area 919-833-9634
Greenville area 252-717-3347 Asheville area 828-337-0208
Raleigh area 919-833-9634 Triad Office 336-713-8582

Online Resources

CDC Estimates of Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Disability 

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You can help keep fraud, waste, abuse, unethical, or illegal activity out of our workplace. If you are uncomfortable communicating a concern in person, report it anonymously by calling the toll-free hotline number, 1.855.659.7660, or report it online at EthicsPoint and follow the instructions on the screen