FACTSHEET: Closing the Coverage Gap in North Carolina in 2016

February 2016

Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia are currently receiving 100 percent federal funding to extend health care coverage (also referred to as Medicaid Expansion) to individuals that have incomes that are too high to qualify for Medicaid, but too low to receive financial assistance to purchase coverage through the Marketplace. With the passage of Medicaid Reform, North Carolina has a tremendous opportunity to develop a state-specific plan to close the coverage gap.

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