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NC Primary Election Results

May 18, 2022

North Carolina held its 2022 primary election on May 17th with nearly 1.4 million ballots cast across the state. Of North Carolina’s 7,236,469 registered voters, 20% participated in the primary election this year – up from 14% in the 2018 midterm primary election. Close to 2% voted absentee by mail, 39% voted during the one-stop early voting period, and 59% voted in-person on Election Day.

Legislative Committee Discusses Telehealth Policies

April 27, 2022

The Joint Legislative Committee on Access to Healthcare and Medicaid Expansion convened this week to discuss telehealth policies in North Carolina. Although this week’s meeting was the final one before the start of the legislative short session on May 18th, the committee will likely continue work later this summer or early fall to develop a Medicaid expansion plan and to propose other healthcare reforms for the legislature to consider.

Healthcare Legislative Oversight Committees Meet

April 13, 2022

The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and NC Health Choice convened on Tuesday to discuss healthcare issues related to COVID-19, foster care and adoption, opioid settlement funds, Medicaid transformation, and more.

Legislative Committee Discusses Certificate of Need Laws in North Carolina

April 12, 2022

The Joint Legislative Committee on Access to Healthcare and Medicaid Expansion convened on Monday to discuss Certificate of Need (CON) laws in North Carolina. The committee heard from presenters both in favor of and in opposition to reforming CON in the state.

Legislative Oversight Committees Meet to Discuss Healthcare Issues

March 16, 2022

Two legislative committees convened on Tuesday to discuss several major healthcare issues in the state, with the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services meeting in the morning to receive an update on the state’s pandemic response and behavioral health issues, and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Access to Care and Medicaid Expansion meeting in the afternoon to discuss expansion models in other states.

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