The Transylvania Times -

Henson's Answers Misleading


November 1, 2018

Cody Henson’s answer in the Voter Guide regarding Medicaid expansion in the state of North Carolina is in part misleading, untrue, and omits a lot of pertinent information. To quote Henson, “Medicaid expansion will cost North Carolina alone $72 billion. The federal government will only pay $30 billion for a few years. The majority of that cost will fall on our state’s taxpayers and will result in a massive tax increase for all our citizens.”

Not so: According to, the cost to North Carolina to expand Medicaid would be $210 million-$600 million dollars.


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