North Carolina hospitals offer new Medicaid expansion proposal


The NC Healthcare Association has delivered a proposal to the General Assembly and the Governor that calls on the General Assembly to quickly pass Medicaid Expansion.

In the proposal put forth Friday, health systems and hospitals would fund much of the state’s share of the expense of expanding Medicaid for 600,000 North Carolinians. The proposal also suggests that the state repeal CON law for psychiatric inpatient beds and chemical dependency beds.

North Carolina remains one of only a dozen states that has not expanded Medicaid.

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