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Data on O'Berry Neuro-Medical Center

O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center provides comprehensive residential care for 237 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in need of long-term care from 67 counties in the eastern and south central regions of the state. O'Berry is in the process of converting their ICF/IID beds to long term nursing facility beds. Until the transition is complete, they are not actively admitting any residents. If you have a person with an intellectual or developmental disabilities who is aging, has chronic medical conditions and is in need of long-term care, please contact Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center contact information.

The neuro-medical treatment centers are inspected at least annually by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). external link graphic Inspectors may also conduct inspections in order to assess problems that arise between recertification visits.  CMS decides whether the neuro-medical treatment centers are in compliance with standards and thereby eligible to receive payment through Medicare and/or Medicaid.  Copies of CMS inspections are available from the DHHS Public Affairs Office at 919-733-9190.

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA)

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act is a law passed in 1987 that relates to standards of care in nursing homes.  The neuro-medical treatment centers are certified by CMS under this act.  The North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation is the local agency that conducts on-site visits at least annually in order to determine compliance.  Please see the Facility News section for information related to the most recent surveys.


Facility News

Survey results are available by contacting DHHS Public Affairs Office.

  • OBRA recertification survey conducted on August 21, 2013
  • ICF-MR recertification survey conducted on October 25, 2013 Ready NC Connect NC