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Cooper’s budget proposal includes Medicaid expansion, bonds

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is recommending to legislators how to spend nearly $1 billion in COVID-19 federal relief dollars, mainly for public health, K-12 schools and local governments.

COVID-19 testing costs now reimbursable for uninsured in SC

South Carolinians without health insurance can now apply to have COVID-19 testing costs reimbursed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

NC lawmakers done with most of year’s work after marathon

North Carolina lawmakers have finished most of their work for the year. House and Senate members began a marathon meeting Thursday that didn't get done until early Friday morning.

North Carolina Medicaid bill delays managed care until mid-2021

North Carolina’s Medicaid program wouldn’t shift most of its patients to managed care for another year under a funding measure given tentative approval by the state Senate.

State AG, Wilmington physician agree to $1.25M Medicaid settlement

State Attorney General Josh Stein announced that his office reached a $1.25 million settlement with a Wilmington physician and her practice over allegations involving the submission of fake claims for addiction treatment to the North Carolina Medicaid program.

North Carolina Republicans return for session likely end

The North Carolina General Assembly could soon be done wrestling with legislation this year, but that doesn't mean they'll pin down a broad budget law or path forward on Medicaid expansion.

Open enrollment starts for NC Medicaid Managed Care

One in five North Carolinians is on Medicaid. Open enrollment starts Monday and there are major changes.

New Trump rules would further restrict legal immigration

The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance, officials said announced Monday.

Gov. Cooper holds ground on state budget compromise, pushes for Medicaid discussion

It's been almost a month since a new state budget was supposed to take effect, but a battle over Medicaid is stalling the spending plan.

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Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.