New Report: Expanding Medicaid Would Bring NC Massive Economic and Employment Gains

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Medicaid expansion could be an important engine for economic growth and job creation across the breadth of North Carolina. More fundamentally, expanding Medicaid coverage will empower 634,000 low-income North Carolinians to get Medicaid coverage by 2022 which will help assure they can get affordable care when they are sick and preventive and primary care to help them stay healthy. The Trust is prioritizing Medicaid expansion through our Health Improvement in North Carolina program area.

Read more about the benefits of expanding Medicaid in North Carolina at NC Policy Watch.