The Transylvania Times -

Carolina Cares Is Worthy Of Consideration


April 20, 2017

As has been well documented, North Carolina is one of several states that decided not to expand Medicaid coverage when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented. As a result, approximately 500,000 state residents cannot afford and do not have health insurance.

In an effort to expand health insurance to some of those who would have been covered by Medicaid expansion, four Republicans in the state House have sponsored House Bill 662, which is being referred to as Carolina Cares. (The four Republicans are two registered nurses, one doctor and one retired hospital system president.)

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