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Assessing Eligibility for the North Carolina Medicaid Personal Care Services
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For Medical Providers

Your patient's on Medicaid and needs someone to help them with everyday activities. Here's how to request Personal Care Services (PCS):

What Are Medicaid Personal Care Services (PCS)?

Covered services under this program include hands-on supplemental assistance by a paraprofessional aide with activities of daily living (ADLs).
   Beneficiaries requiring personal assistance resulting from a cognitive-related impairment may also receive PCS that include cueing, prompting ...

How To Expedite A PCS Assessment: Who Can Do It & Who's Eligible

A hospital discharge planner, skilled nursing facility discharge planner or Adult Protective Services (APS) Worker may request an Expedited Assessment for a qualified beneficiary if that individual is currently hospitalized, in a medical facility, in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) or in cases of Active ...

How Medical Diagnoses May Impact Activities Of Daily Living (ADLs)

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) are bathing, dressing, mobility, toileting and eating. Your patient's medical diagnosis may affect whether or not he or she can perform those activities independently.
   For example, if your patient has Parkinson's, he or she may not be...