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Patient enrollment begins for NC Medicaid managed care shift

North Carolina’s Medicaid recipients now can decide which health plan they’ll use for medical services when a system overhaul goes online July 1.

Audit: NC Medicaid failed to confirm provider qualifications

North Carolina's state auditor says the state's Medicaid agency fell short on ensuring doctors and other medical providers met licensing and ownership qualifications to serve patients in the program.

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.

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