State lawmakers reach Medicaid expansion deal - Salisbury Post

Posted on AllSides March 2nd, 2023

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislative leaders announced Thursday an agreement to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of additional low-income adults through the Affordable Care Act. The deal, which likely won’t be voted on until later this month at the earliest, marks a milestone for Republican lawmakers, most of whom opposed expansion for a decade until recently, and for hospitals and patient advocates who sought it all that time. North Carolina has been one of 11 states that has not adopted Medicaid expansion. If the deal goes through,...

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