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whole-person care

Vaya Total Care is a new way to receive Medicaid health care in NC by nurturing the mind, body, and spirit

50 Years Strong

Vaya has achieved much success in the service of individuals across North Carolina, but we haven’t done it alone. In celebration of our 50th anniversary, we offer our sincere thanks to the many providers, partners, stakeholders, and staff who have joined us on this journey.

NC Child and Family Improvement Initiative

North Carolina’s six LME/MCOs are working together to implement a statewide model to improve care for children, youth and families served by the child welfare system in our state.

2022-23 Proposed Budget Packet

The proposed annual budget of Vaya Health LME/MCO for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022 has been posted for public review. Vaya Health’s Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on the budget at 4:30 p.m. on June 23, 2022.

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Vaya Health Plans

The new Behavioral Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Tailored Plan for Medicaid members and state-funded recipients launches December 1, 2022. Learn which plan is right for you.

Tailored Plan Members

For individuals in North Carolina eligible for Medicaid.

  • Physical health care services
  • Mental health services
  • Substance use recovery services
  • Intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) services
  • NC Innovations Waiver services
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) services
  • Pharmacy benefits
  • Long-term services and supports (LTSS)
  • Dedicated care manager

Available on December 1, 2022.

Learn more

Tailored Plan Recipients

For individuals in North Carolina not eligible for Medicaid.

  • Mental Health
  • Substance use recovery services
  • I/DD services
  • TBI services

Available on December 1, 2022.

Learn more

NC Medicaid Direct Beneficiaries

Some Medicaid beneficiaries do not need to enroll in a new plan.  People who get services through the programs listed below do not need to choose a Tailored Plan. For now, they will stay enrolled in NC Medicaid Direct.

  • Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C)
  • Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA) 

Available on December 1, 2022.

Learn more

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Welcome

Did you receive a letter from Vaya about services and supports? Start your health journey here.

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Provider Search

Need help finding a health care provider? Use our search tool to locate a provider near you who participates in the Vaya network.

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Local Support

Use our Local Resources search bar to find free or low-cost community services near you to help meet other needs that impact your health.

About Us

Who is Vaya?

Vaya Health is a public managed care organization providing whole person healthcare for members and recipients. We manage Medicaid, federal, state and local funding to integrate medical and physical health with a specialized focus on services and supports related to mental health, substance use and intellectual/developmental disabilities.

We strive for members and recipients to receive all the care needed at the right time. We are here to serve public health needs in our region of North Carolina.

Have questions or need help?

Whether you have questions about services or need help in a crisis, we are here to help.

Mon.- Sat., 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Latest News

Vaya Stories

N.C. Child and Family Improvement Initiative Formalize a Statewide Network for Child Treatment Providers
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N.C. Child and Family Improvement Initiative Formalize a Statewide Network for Child Treatment Providers

North Carolina, July 19, 2022 – North Carolina’s six Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organizations (LME/MCOs) launched the NC Child and

Dr. Zenn and Dr. Wade Appear on Spotlight Carolina to Explain Vaya Total Care
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Dr. Zenn and Dr. Wade Appear on Spotlight Carolina to Explain Vaya Total Care

Dr. Richard Zenn, Vaya’s Chief Medical Officer, and Dr. Lorena Wade, Vaya’s Deputy Chief Medical Officer, visited with WLOS to

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Vaya Health, Asheville Tourists partner to make park experience more inclusive

July 1, 2022 ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Vaya Health is teaming up with the Asheville Tourists to make the ballpark experience

A Vaya Health member offers a friendly face and a warm welcome to visitors at the Asheville Regional Airport
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A Vaya Health member offers a friendly face and a warm welcome to visitors at the Asheville Regional Airport

If you watch Logan carefully, you can catch him quickly tapping his ears mere seconds before an overhead announcement comes

N.C. Child and Family Improvement Initiative Already Proving Successful
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N.C. Child and Family Improvement Initiative Already Proving Successful

North Carolina, June 14, 2022 – As part of the NC Child and Family Improvement Initiative, launched on May 1,

Brian Ingraham, President & CEO of Vaya Health, Appears on Spotlight Carolina for 50th Anniversary
07
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Brian Ingraham, President & CEO of Vaya Health, Appears on Spotlight Carolina for 50th Anniversary

Brian Ingraham, President & CEO of Vaya Health, sat down with WLOS to share that we are currently celebrating our

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