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Report: Medicaid expansion would ‘profoundly improve’ physical, economic health of rural NC

Report: Medicaid expansion would ‘profoundly improve’ physical, economic health of rural NC

August 21, 2019
NC Policy Watch By Patrick McHugh & Suzy Khachaturyan

Summary: More recent coverage of the fight over Medicaid expansion reveals it isn’t just a partisan fight – it’s having a real impact on the physical and economic health in our state. Rural hospitals in North Carolina are under financial pressure due to high rates of uninsured patients and costs driven by their uncompensated care. […]

Democrats slam Sen. Thom Tillis over health care

Democrats slam Sen. Thom Tillis over health care

July 8, 2019
The Charlotte Observer

SUMMARY: As reported in the Charlotte Observer, Democrats in North Carolina have continued to put pressure on U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis over his positions on health care. The nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation states that as many 52 million Americans have pre-existing conditions that were not covered before the Affordable Care Act, including 1.6 million North […]