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The Case Against Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina.

Research paper by Christopher J CJ Conover

Indexed on: 25 Jan '17Published on: 25 Jan '17Published in: North Carolina medical journal



Abstract

This commentary argues against Medicaid expansion in North Carolina for 5 reasons: Expansion will reduce access to care for highly vulnerable individuals who are already enrolled in Medicaid; it is unlikely to save lives; it is unaffordable in the long run; its current financing structure encourages fiscal irresponsibility; and it will eliminate more jobs than it creates.