The General Assembly has taken an important step forward for our state and North Carolina’s Medicaid patients in approving Medicaid reform
North Carolina’s $14 billion Medicaid health insurance system for the poor and disabled will be overhauled under a bill that cleared the General Assembly on Tuesday.
The state began moving toward managed care for Medicaid recipients Tuesday despite a persistent group of dissenters who are arguing that the plan rejects a system run by doctors that for years has helped hold down costs.
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Legislators have agreed to privatize North Carolina’s $15 billion Medicaid program, a change that doctors and hospitals have been fighting for months, but which some Republican legislators have championed as a remedy for unpredictable spending.
Legislative leaders on Monday unveiled details of their compromise $21.7 billion spending plan for the 2015-16 budget year – 76 days after it was due.
North Carolina lawmakers are on the verge of finally agreeing on a way forward for the State’s Medicaid system
Yesterday’s announcement of the Medicaid reform conference committee represents one of the final legislative steps in the effort to modernize North Carolina’s Medicaid program.
The House voted unanimously Wednesday against the Senate’s proposed state Medicaid system overhaul.
A deal on Medicaid is within reach now that House Republicans have tentatively agreed to adopt a “hybrid” insurance model similar to one the Senate put forward earlier this month.