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Recent News & Information

NC Medicaid Process Transitioning to Managed Care

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has announced a Medicaid Transformation rollout. Effective July 1, 2021 NCDHHS will transition most beneficiaries to the new NC Medicaid Managed Care. This transition will change the way many...

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Jake House, CEO, Discusses Ready4K with WTB

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County and Read Charlotte Announce Ready4K Texting Service PartnershipJake House, CEO of Smart Start of Mecklenburg County, is interviewed by Ed Billick and Sharon Thorsland, hosts of WBT’s Carolina Focus on March 28, 2021. During this...

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Medicaid Managed Care Resources (English & Spanish)

Health Plans for North Carolina There will be a new way to get Medicaid health care. Most people will get the same Medicaid services in a new way – through health plans. Visit www.ncmedicaidplans.gov to learn more.RECURSOS EN ESPAÑOLVisite...

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Grant Impact Stories | Innovations in Early Childhood

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is known for its allocation of state, county, and private funds to local early childhood serving agencies. In order to increase impact and innovation, in the spring of 2021, Smart Start of Mecklenburg County granted over $115,000 in...

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