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Report: NC’s failure to expand Medicaid constitutes “violence against the poor”

By NC Policy Watch Staff [Editor’s note: A new “must read” report from the North Carolina Poverty Research Fund provides what is perhaps the most damning assessment yet of North Carolina’s failure to follow the lead of dozens of other states by expanding Medicaid under the terms of the Affordable Care Act. The following summary/introduction […]

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Covid-19 & the Demand for Medicaid

As the global coronavirus outbreak and its economic fallout tighten their grip on the United States, all signs point to a spike in demand for Medicaid, the health care program for low-income Americans that is jointly funded by states and the federal government. Anticipating a surge in Medicaid costs for states at a time when […]