Health equity is becoming a top priority in North Carolina as Medicaid undergoes changes. People across the state are experiencing updates, that means some people will transition to managed care while others may lose their coverage. Many people will also become eligible for Medicaid for the first time. These updates are things health advocates say can worsen existing disparities.
Madison Allen, senior fellow officer with the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, said they are collaborating with local organizations to amplify feedback and address the problems.
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