Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act

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FACTSHEETS/INFOGRAPHICS

Expand Medicaid for People with Substance Use Disorders and their Families (September 2018)

Medicaid Expansion for Rural Communities in North Carolina (September 2018)

Examining Medicaid Expansion through a Race Equity Lens in NC (September 2018)

Chartbook: Understanding Medicaid and its Impact in NC (March 2017)

Medicaid Expansion State Tracking (August 2015)

Expanding health care in North Carolina (July 2015)

Infographics: How the Coverage Gap Affects NC Families (June 2015)

Closing the Coverage Gap Helps Combat Drug and Alcohol Problems (April 2015)

North Carolina's Medicaid Choice: Options and Implications (March 2014)

 

BLOG POSTS

Important Medicaid news you might have missed (NC Policy Watch, March 2017)

U.S. House vote on ACA repeal and Medicaid matters to me (Progressive Pulse, March 2017)

Medicaid block grants: Passing the buck without passing the bucks (NC Policy Watch, March 2017)

Ineffective health policy + Loss of federal money = Millions of North Carolinians worse off over time (Progressive Pulse, March 2017)

Proposed federal Medicaid cuts, policy changes could be disastrous; General Assembly must act (Progressive Pulse, March 2017)

Another byproduct of the Medicaid Blockade: Catastrophic medical bills, massive debt for families (Progressive Pulse, February 2017)

Middle-aged, stuck in the coverage gap and still years away from Medicare (Progressive Pulse, February 2017)

Isn’t it ironic? The Medicaid blockade prevents health aides from getting health coverage (Progressive Pulse, February 2017)

Meet another woman whose life the conservative Medicaid blockade is harming (Progressive Pulse, February 2017)

Cooper’s correcting a colossal blunder on Medicaid, not making one (NC Policy Watch, January 2017)

The Medicaid blockade impacts hard working, average North Carolinians (Progressive Pulse, January 2017)

Real people are in the Medicaid coverage gap (Progressive Pulse, January 2017)

What’s at stake as legislative leaders double down on Medicaid blockade (Progressive Pulse, January 2017)

Why Berger and Moore’s suit against Gov. Cooper over Medicaid expansion is bogus (Progressive Pulse, January 2017)

NC’s new governor provides a welcome and long overdue initiative to close the Medicaid coverage gap (Progressive Pulse, January 2017)


Gov. McCrory signs bill blocking Medicaid expansion in North Carolina

Letter to Gov. McCrory: "Implement the Medicaid Expansion for low-income individuals under the Affordable Care Act"

 

MEDIA LINKS & PRESS RELEASES

Advocates for Medicaid Expansion Continue Their Uphill Climb (North Carolina Health News, April 2017)

Isn't it ironic? The Medicaid blockade prevents health aides from getting health coverage (Jefferson Post, February 2017)

Lost in Transition: Consumers’ Concerns About Navigating North Carolina’s New Medicaid System (NC Medical Journal, January 2017)

Federal judge approves 60-day stay on attempt to expand N.C. Medicaid (Winston-Salem Journal, January 2017)

GOP leaders enlist Art Pope in fight against Medicaid expansion (Winston-Salem Journal, January 2017)

Federal judge agrees to address legal motions on expanding state Medicaid program (Statesville Record & Landmark, January 2017)

GOP seeks court action to stop Medicaid expansion (Winston-Salem Journal, January 2017)

Cooper aims to expand Medicaid despite Republican opposition (The Daily Tar Heel, January 2017)

NC’s new governor provides a welcome and long overdue initiative to close the Medicaid coverage gap (Jefferson Post, January 2017)

Gov. Roy Cooper wants to take immediate executive action to expand Medicaid in North Carolina (Daily Kos, January 2017)

Gov. Roy Cooper wants to expand Medicaid (Raleigh News & Observer, January 2017)

VIDEO

Health Access Coalition: Hey Gov. McCrory: NC Medicaid not broken, actually best in nation

WRAL: Medicaid expansion is 'win-win'

 

REPORTS

MEDICAID MATTERS: Protect and Expand NC Health Care

How to Build an Economy that Works for All: Close the Gap

My Storybook: Understanding NC's health insurance coverage gap

NC JUSTICE CENTER BRIEF: North Carolina Medicaid Reform and Transformation

NCJC REPORT: Fair Pay for Quality Work

BTC BRIEF: The Medicaid Expansion - A Transformative and Fiscally Sustainable Policy for North Carolina

BTC BRIEF: Racial Health Disparities and the Medicaid Expansion

REMI: A Contrast - Modeling the Macroeconomic Impact of "Medicaid Expansion" in North Carolina

 

INFOGRAPHICS/PRESENTATIONS/OTHER MATERIALS

Infographic: How the Coverage Gap Affects NC Families

Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina (Power Point Presentation)

Infographic: Obamacare means over one million citizens in NC gain health coverage

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont: Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont: Memo to the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce