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Medicaid agreement in North Carolina closes in on passage - Salisbury Post

Posted on AllSides March 14th, 2023

RALEIGH — The details of a deal reached by North Carolina legislative Republicans to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of low-income adults received overwhelming initial approval from the state Senate on Tuesday. The 43-2 vote on formal legislation comes less than two weeks after House and Senate leaders unveiled an agreement that could cover 600,000 people who make too much to qualify for conventional Medicaid but not enough to obtain highly subsidized private insurance. North Carolina, currently with 2.9 million enrollees in traditional Medicaid coverage, is one of 11...

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