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Urge North Carolina lawmakers to expand Medicaid

This year alone, nearly 65,320 North Carolinians will be diagnosed with cancer – too many of whom will be uninsured when they receive the devastating news.

Latest Updates

March 23, 2023
North Carolina

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

March 15, 2023
North Carolina

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

March 7, 2023
North Carolina

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

March 2, 2023
North Carolina

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

State Contacts

Jon Charest
North Carolina Grassroots Manager
John Broome
Government Relations Director
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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