Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Opens in North Carolina

On December 1, North Carolina became the latest state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, meaning approximately 600,000 residents now have access to comprehensive health coverage. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is now providing links and information on how to quickly apply for coverage either online, over the phone, […]

Update: North Carolina Passed Medicaid Expansion – Here’s How Politicians Justified Change of Heart

In March this year, the North Carolina legislature passed Medicaid expansion with bipartisan support, becoming the first state to pass expansion legislatively since Virginia in 2018. In an interesting turn of events, many House and Senate Republicans in North Carolina, who for years staunchly opposed expanding Medicaid, changed their positions leading up to the bill’s […]

North Carolina’s Legislature Passes Medicaid Expansion

Today North Carolina’s Legislature passed Medicaid expansion in a bipartisan vote of 87-24. North Carolina’s Governor is expected to sign the bill early next week. This is a huge victory for better health care that will affect over 600,000 North Carolinians. I wrote last week about the multiple factors that set the stage for expansion […]