As of July 1, HOP eligibility has expanded to include NC Medicaid members who have Tailored Plans through Vaya Health or Partners Health Management. 

The Healthy Opportunities Pilot

Am I

Your health may be impacted by more than you realize. Being – and staying – healthy is about more than a visit to the doctor.

You can check your eligibility in one of these ways:

Call 828-278-9900 for support in more than 170 languages.

Do you have a secure place to live?

Do you have access to healthy food?

Do you have reliable transportation?

Is your home life or parenting stressful?

If you are enrolled in NC Medicaid, you may be eligible for services to support your wellbeing at no cost to you

HOP Services

Below are a few examples of the types of services you could qualify for through the Healthy Opportunities Pilot. Click here for a full list of services.


  • Healthy food box (delivery and/or pick-up)
  • Fruit and vegetable prescription
  • Medically tailored, home-delivered meals
  • Group nutrition classes
  • Diabetes prevention program


  • One-time security deposit and first month’s rent
  • Inspection for housing safety and quality
  • Home remediation services
  • Home accessibility and safety modifications
  • Short-term post-hospitalization housing
  • Linkages to legal support services


  • Transportation to support health needs like the grocery store or fitness center
  • Taxi and ride-sharing credits where public transportation is unavailable
  • Reimbursement for gas mileage
  • Vehicle repairs

Personal Safety and Healthy Relationships

  • Evidence-based parenting curriculum
  • Home visiting services
  • Violence intervention services
  • Linkages to legal services to support maintaining housing and personal safety

Get Started

Click the button below or call Impact Health at 828-278-9900 to see if you may be eligible for the Healthy Opportunities Pilot.

*Eligibility criteria vary depending on age. Contact your care manager for details.

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