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A woman with medium brown skin wearing a jean jacket and turquoise necklace smiles at the camera, her hands on her daughter's shoulders. Her daughter is wearing a bright pink pendant, a beige shirt and has a huge smile on her face and closed eyes. She has an intellectual disability.

What to Do When You Can’t Find a Provider

I have been approved for services through my local management entity / managed care organ…

What is Olmstead?

Frequently asked questions. What is Olmstead? Olmstead is a 1999 US Supreme Court decisi…

A latina mother speaks with her daughter and a nurse in a facility waiting room.

Discharge Rights: Minors

Learn about your discharge rights if you are voluntarily, or involuntarily admitted int…

Discharge Rights: Adults

What are my discharge rights from a 24-hour mental health facility? You have the right to a…

sad woman with long hair sits with hands pulled into sleeves, gazing down as psychiatrist explains the treatment plan

Right to Refuse Medication in Hospitals

An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication, including psychotropic…

Prison corridor, focus is on the opening of a door, blurred view of guards at the far end of the corridor

Your Right to Refuse Medication in Prison

Learn about your right to refuse medication in prison and the procedures for emergency an…

Three multi-ethnic little girls, one with dark brown skin and her curly hair pulled up in a pony, one with blond hair and bangs and light skin, and one with brown skin and braids, are all smiling with their arms across each other's shoulders. They are in a classroom. EPSDT applies to all children with Medicaid.

EPSDT Brochures

Early and periodic screening, diagnostic and treatment (EPSDT) is a program for childre…

Black man in wheelchair meeting with psychologist in ICF-IID facility. The psychologist, who is also black, wears a pink headband, and holds a laptop. She seems to be explaining something to the man.

Your Right to Refuse Medication in Facilities

An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication if you live in an intermedi…

child with autism identifies emotions using cards held up by psychologist during play therapy

Autism-Related Services in NC

Changes to the Waiver rules: your Individual Budget, your right to request services beyo…

woman provides community based services to man with down syndrome

Budget Reductions and Changes to the Innovations Waiver

Changes to the Waiver rules: your Individual Budget, your right to request services beyo…

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