Dee Jones tapped to lead State Health Plan; Eastern NC LME/MCO’s wage a proxy battle in court; and, Senate Republican’s consider watering down House Obamacare repeal.
NC House passes budget, pro-medicaid expansion protest ends in arrests, and rural hospitals get DHHS help to expand behavioral health beds.
NCDHHS Seeks public input on Medicaid transformation; the debate over Medicaid expansion continues; and lessons from the states on Medicaid managed care.
Democrats in the NC General assembly introduce a Medicaid expansion bill of their own; Carolina Cares gets thumbs up from community health; new estimates are released on expansion coverage.
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.
As the Legislature debates Medicaid reform, the News and Observer’s hysteria grows shriller. Click here for more.
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.