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Community Leaders Call For Medicaid Expansion


Last updated 4/29/2020 at 3:33pm

There has never been more urgency to provide health care to North Carolina’s working poor than today during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. Partisan bickering aside, Medicaid expansion is the most urgent and fiscally responsible action the N.C. State Legislature can take in 2020. We call on them to make this their first item of business when they reconvene on April 28.

In the past, the legislature has been fiscally irresponsible by rejecting Medicaid expansion, which has been available at minimal cost to the state since 2014. Now we are in the most dire health care and fiscal crisis o...

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