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Judge temporarily halts NC Medicaid expansion effort

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people through President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
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1 week ago
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Judge temporarily halts N Carolina Medicaid expansion effort

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by Gov. Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people.
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1 week ago
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Republican lawmakers to sue Cooper for attempt to expand Medicaid

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders say they're about to sue new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper because his attempt to expand Medicaid without the General Assembly's consent is unconstitutional.
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10 months ago
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Medicaid reform public hearing Wednesday in Wilmington

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing in Wilmington on Wednesday to get feedback from citizens and other stakeholders on the draft N.C. Medicaid Reform plan.
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10 months ago
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McCrory proposes $50M for health programs, elderly, children

Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd like to see more taxpayer spending on mental health, the elderly and children.
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10 months ago
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Audit puts cost on Medicaid overpayments at $835M last year

An annual compliance audit again has found North Carolina's Medicaid program is mistakenly overpaying some doctors and hospitals. This time, state auditors projected the program-wide cost of these errors at $835 million.
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1 year ago
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Medicaid expansion supporters attempt ‘die-in’ at Capitol

Civil rights and health care advocates say decisions by Governor Pat McCrory and the Republican legislature to block Medicaid expansion in North Carolina mean the uninsured are needlessly sick and have died.
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1 year ago
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Report: Many companies getting state funds don’t pay workers

A review by a Raleigh newspaper shows that more than a dozen companies who receive state Medicaid funds have failed to properly pay employees.
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1 year ago
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In wee hours, North Carolina legislators wrap up long year

The General Assembly has officially completed this year's work session after more than eight months on the job.
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1 year ago
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Medicaid overhaul in North Carolina now officially law

Gov. Pat McCrory says his signature on far-reaching Medicaid legislation is just the beginning of a years-long process to transform the health care program that serves more than one in six North Carolina residents.