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Social Services

Medicaid & Medicare

Medicaid benefits and eligibility vary according to a person's circumstances. It is important to remember that Division OF Medical Assistance policies and regulations must be followed for each application/redetermination. There are several different groups of individuals who may qualify for Medicaid benefits. All programs have income limits and some programs have resource/reserve limits. Individuals who are eligible for full Medicaid benefits receive a Medicaid card at approval and one time a year if their benefits continue. Medicaid may also be retroactive to cover medical bills from the 3 months prior to the month of application.

Here is a list of programs offered under Medicaid:

Medicaid Dental Providers in Our Area

Automatic Eligibility

Medicare Part-B Premium Assistanced

Medicaid for Pregnant Women and Children

Medicaid for the Aged (65+), Blind and Disabled

NC Health Choice for Children


Department of Social Services
80 Academy Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Mailing Address
PO Box 610
Bryson City, NC 28713


Sheila Sutton, Director
Phone 828-488-6921
Fax 828-488-8271

Office Hours