Can I Receive Incontinence Products Through North Carolina Medicaid?

North Carolina Medicaid only covers incontinence supplies when they are medically necessary. For products to be medically necessary, a doctor must confirm that they are needed to treat or manage a condition. Only a doctor or other qualified medical professional can make this determination.

North Carolina Medicaid is one of 45 state programs offering incontinence product coverage as a benefit. If you live in North Carolina and you have Medicaid, you may be able to get at little to no out-of-pocket expense:

  • Adult Briefs,
  • Bladder Control Pads, Or
  • Adult Protective Underwear.

What Is North Carolina Medicaid?

North Carolina Medicaid includes Baby Love for prenatal and infant health care, Health Check for children up to age 21, Carolina ACCESS for managed care, and community alternatives to provide home and community care as a cost-effective alternative to institutionalization. Covered individuals are elderly or disabled individuals, children and their parents, persons needing long-term care, and some Medicare recipients.

To be eligible for North Carolina Medicaid, you must be:

  • A resident of the state of North Carolina,
  • A U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance,
  • Whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or meager income.

You must also be one of the following:

  • Pregnant, or
  • Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger, or
  • Blind, or
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, or
  • Be 65 years of age or older.

Can I Get Incontinence Products Through Active Life Medical Products?

Active Life Medical Products currently can not supply incontinence products through North Carolina Medicaid. If you currently do not have Medicaid, visit Carolina’s program website to see how.

Incontinence Coverage Information For North Carolina Medicaid

Active Life Medical Products’ Product Specialists will assist a Medicaid patient in obtaining all paperwork and approvals from state agencies. Start your order today by filling out our Contact Form.