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NC AG says refusal of Medicaid expansion was wrong
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 12:35pm.

Attorney General Roy Cooper says he can't see any reason why the North Carolina legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory refused to expand Medicaid coverage except for a political one.

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McCrory: US could force NC to expand Medicaid
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 9:23pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says new federal regulations could force North Carolina to expand Medicaid eligibility to more low-income people under the Affordable Care Act, despite being one of 26 Republican-led states to reject doing so.

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Lawmakers want quicker fix to NC Medicaid billing
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 1:21pm.

North Carolina General Assembly members want more assurances that delays for hospitals and doctors getting Medicaid claims paid through a new billing system will be fixed sooner rather than later.

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Audit: NC Medicaid claims system untested, flawed
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:10am.

An audit of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says it has failed to fully test a new $484 million computer system scheduled to begin processing Medicaid claims on July 1.

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NC Medicaid shortfall now $330 million-plus
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 9:29pm.

The North Carolina office that oversees Medicaid says the funding shortfall for the government health insurance program is more than $330 million.

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Bill to close NC Medicaid shortfall passes House
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 9:26pm.

North Carolina legislators are prepared to give the state Medicaid agency access to another $400 million through next month to close a shortfall and repay drug rebates to the federal government.

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NC bill would expand aid to Alzheimer's patients
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:33pm.

There's a proposal moving ahead in the House directing North Carolina's Medicaid program to give additional paid help to people with dementia or Alzheimer's disease for things like getting dressed and bathed.

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McCrory offers plan to privatize NC Medicaid risk
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/03/2013 - 12:06pm.

videoGov. Pat McCrory's administration wants to privatize North Carolina's $13 billion Medicaid program to hold down the spiraling costs of delivering health care for the elderly and disabled.

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NC health chief: Agency is getting fixed
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 1:13pm.

The new chief of North Carolina's embattled health department says Medicaid reform and improving computer systems are her top two priorities.

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McCrory opposes state run health exchange
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 10:59am.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he does not think the state is ready to run health exchanges called for in the Affordable Care Act.

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