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Governor signs Medicaid expansion into law

Posted On: Mar. 28, 2023 9:58 AM CST

North Carolina became the 40th state to expand Medicaid on March 27, after Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, signed legislation that ended a fight over the health care coverage that has simmered for more than a decade, Healthcare Dive reports. Republican legislators in the state came to an agreement in early March to expand the safety-net program to roughly 600,000 additional people.