Happening now 90 mi NE of here.

Happening now 90 mi NE of here.

It should be noted that the US Congresswoman mentioned in this story, @Alma Adams, is originally from High Point. When NC-12 was re-drawn, it became essentially Charlotte only, so now she lives here and represents me in Congress.

NC Governor Vetoes Medicaid Telehealth Bill in Feud With Lawmakers

Politics as usual. North Carolina is not immune.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would have expanded Medicaid coverage for telehealth and telemental health as he battles with the Legislature over budget priorities.

Source: NC Governor Vetoes Medicaid Telehealth Bill in Feud With Lawmakers

ACA Medicaid Expansion Reduces Mortality Rates, Study Shows

North and South Carolina: How many more studies do it take to convince your respective General Assemblies to expand Medicaid when the federal government is paying for most of it.

While you are at it, North Carolina, get rid of vehicle inspections; add the state’s portion to existing fees, like South Carolina did.

The Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid seems to reduce mortality rates, increase enrollment and coverage, and decrease the uninsured rates.

Source: ACA Medicaid Expansion Reduces Mortality Rates, Study Shows