State legislators in North Carolina have struck a deal to expand Medicaid in the state, although the measure won’t be voted on until later this month at the earliest. Democrats and Republicans came together on the deal, which outlines that the state’s 10% share of covering the Medicaid expansion population would be paid through assessments on hospitals. North Carolina currently serves 2,321,805 Medicaid beneficiaries, with 77.1% enrolled in managed care plans. The state estimates the expansion deal will bring health coverage to about 600,000 people.
Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans