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Commissioners Hear Medicaid, School Construction Updates


Last updated 8/2/2021 at 11:23am

During its regular meeting last week, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners heard presentations on statewide Medicaid transformation, school construction updates and veterans’ affairs.

As of July 1, Medicare in North Carolina is under a managed care model, which means the state’s Medicaid program is being handled by commercial insurers.

Prior to the Medicaid “transformation,” Medicaid was the largest public insurer in the state.

At the meeting, Angie Garner, regional community relations director for Vaya Health, gave commissioners a presentation on how the change would i...

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