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RALEIGH, NC – March 23, 2022 – On the 13th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the North Carolina legislature today – in a 87-24 vote – voted to expand Medicaid, making North Carolina the 40th state to increase eligibility for Medicaid health coverage and one of the first
RALEIGH, NC – March 15, 2023 – Today, the Senate passed House Bill 76 to increase Medicaid eligibility, sending the bill back to the House for a final vote on the floor. The below is a statement on behalf of John Broome, North Carolina Government Relations Director at the
RALEIGH, NC – March 2, 2023 – The Senate Health Committee amended HB 76 to increase Medicaid eligibility today, marking the first bicameral action on the issue following the announcement by House and Senate leadership last week that a final deal on Medicaid expansion had been reached. The below
RALEIGH, NC – March 2, 2023 – This morning, Senate President Phil Berger and House Speaker Rep. Tim Moore hosted a press conference announcing a long-awaited deal on expanding Medicaid eligibility in the state and committing to finalizing its passage via the FY 2023 budget. The announcement comes just