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NC bill would expand aid to Alzheimer’s patients

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.

McCrory offers plan to privatize NC Medicaid risk

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.

NC health chief: Agency is getting fixed

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

McCrory opposes state run health exchange

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.

NC Medicaid’s management criticized in new audit

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he is withholding judgment on whether the state should expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act until his administration can fix serious mismanagement within the program.

NC lawmakers acting fast to block Medicaid growth

North Carolina legislators are moving quickly to block the state from expanding the government health insurance plan for the poor to cover about 650,000 uninsured residents.

NC lawmakers want stop to online insurance market

North Carolina's General Assembly is freezing any state work on a new one-stop shop to help people buy affordable health insurance and ordering unspent federal funds returned.

NC governor still working on group home solution

Gov. Bev Perdue won't release a solution to attempt to ensure certain residents in group homes losing Medicaid coverage can keep a roof over their heads until probably next week.

Small protest targets proposed benefit cuts

a href="https://www.wwaytv3.com/node/42943" title="watch video">video Only a handful of people turned out for a protest at the Social Security Office in Wilmington today.

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