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How to Enroll in Medicaid

To enroll in Medicaid, you must apply with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

North Carolina Medicaid programs may offer coverage for children, pregnant women, and families with children, the elderly, adults with disabilities, and children with disabilities.

You can apply for Medicaid services and enroll in a health plan in several ways:


If you need help choosing a plan, an independent team of enrollment specialists can give you more information about the health plans available to you. Call an enrollment specialist at 1-833-870-5500 (TTY 1-833-870-5588) or visit