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Details for Service Disability Determination Services Medical Eligibility Decisions-Title XIX (Medicaid)
Service Name Disability Determination Services Medical Eligibility Decisions-Title XIX (Medicaid) Program Name Capacity Building
Goal Manage resources to provide effective and efficient delivery of services to North Carolinians.
Objective Assure the capacity to deliver health and safety services to children and/or adults through collaboration, networks, partnerships and workforce development.
Division Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Service Description

Medical Eligibility Decisions-Title XIX (Medicaid) is part of North Carolina’s Disability Determination Services (DDS). It makes decisions on disability claims for Medicaid. The goal of the service is to make decisions on Medicaid applications as efficiently, quickly and accurately as possible. 


This service benefits individuals applying for disability payments through Medicaid.

Web Site http://dds.dhhs.state.nc.us/ Year First Initiated 1954
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
Federal Code of Federal Regulations Title XVI: 20CFR 416.1003-416.1075
State Statute Title XIX: NCGS 108A-54
Federal Code of Federal Regulations Title II: 20CFR 404.1603-404.1675

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2025 SFY 2024-2025 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0