N.C. Medicaid expansion could bring health care to thousands, save rural hospitals


Medicaid expansion could have a major effect on UNC Hospitals, which has been among the major medical centers that have picked up patients as rural North Carolina hospitals have closed. (UNC-Chapel Hill)


When the General Assembly considers the state’s budget plan this year, it could have profound effects on UNC hospitals, rural healthcare, and 600,000 uninsured North Carolina residents. That’s because legislators plan to expand Medicaid access across the state.

Henry Taylor has the story.


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