The state Senate gave tentative approval Monday to revamping North Carolina’s Medicaid program.
The state Senate gave final approval Tuesday to a bill that would restructure the way health-care and health insurance for the poor, elderly and disabled is handled in North Carolina.
The bottom line-the Senate agrees with the House that doctors and hospitals need to be involved in Medicaid reform through provider led entities.
The state Senate unveiled its latest Medicaid reform initiative Thursday, compromising with the House on a bigger role for provider-led entities, but still insisting on creating a cabinet-level N.C. Medicaid Department.
In all, Medicaid covers roughly 1.8 million people in North Carolina, more than half of them children.
Legislation approved by the Senate Health Committee offers real reform that will protect taxpayers and improve care for Medicaid beneficiaries
The Medicaid reform debate in North Carolina is far from over. Click here to learn why.
Let the great state Medicaid reform debate begin … again.
The state House’s version of Medicaid reform is headed for a vote after getting today a recommendation from the second of two key committees.
Senate leaders want Medicaid to be removed from the Department of Health and Human Services and overseen by a “Health Benefits Authority.” Read more here.