UNC Med students to hospital brass: Stop blocking Medicaid expansion.


On Wednesday, UNC medical students, backed with a 500-signature petition, called on UNC Medical School to press the state’s hospital association to agree to regulator reforms as part of the Medicaid expansion bill.

The UNC students called on their medical school dean to press the association to back off so the Senate bill can move forward.

UNC Medical School students, faculty, staff and alumni signed a letter suggesting that UNC Health consider leaving the association if the association won’t “prioritize Medicaid expansion over financial interests.”

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