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Financial incentive for more Medicaid in NC draws mixed reaction

The new federal COVID-19 relief law would give North Carolina and other states that haven’t accepted expanded coverage more money to cover traditional Medicaid patients for two years if they sign up.

NC legislators supporting Medicaid expansion hold hearing

A health policy expert and residents struggling to find affordable insurance are planned speakers for a hearing before North Carolina General Assembly members pressing for passage of Medicaid expansion this year.

As Republicans seek override, Cooper makes budget offer

The fight over the North Carolina state budget continues as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper made a counteroffer to the two-year plan written by Republicans that he's already vetoed.

Vigils held to support North Carolina Medicaid expansion

People who want the North Carolina legislature to expand Medicaid this year to cover hundreds of thousands of additional adults are gathering across the state to remember people who lacked insurance.

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.

Activists want NC Medicaid expansion reconsidered

Democratic lawmakers and liberal-leaning advocacy groups want Gov. Pat McCrory to reconsider his decision this year not to expand Medicaid to more low-income individuals using the federal health care overhaul.

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