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NC Medicaid expansion set to become reality as legislators prepare for budget votes

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2023
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Passing North Carolina’s budget will remain the last hurdle for the state to expand Medicaid to potentially cover 600,000 adults who don’t qualify or make enough for health insurance now that an effort to link it to authorizing more casinos is off the table. Expansion appears back on a smoother glide path after Republican legislative leaders said late Tuesday that they would stick to language within the landmark Medicaid expansion bill that Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed in March. That law said Medicaid would take effect...

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