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Joint Statement on House Version: SB408, Rural Healthcare Access and Savings Plan

The following joint statement is endorsed by these organizations: The North Carolina Healthcare Association, the North Carolina Medical Society and The Old North State Medical Society.   June 23, 2022 – Providing access to high-quality healthcare for the working poor across our state is

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NCHA Statement on NC Senate Vote Passing H149

Cary, NC – June 2, 2022 – The North Carolina Healthcare Association thanks the North Carolina Senate for advancing a bill that includes Medicaid expansion to improve access to health care coverage for approximately half a million North Carolinians currently in the coverage

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NCHA Names John Thompson as Vice President of State Government Affairs

Cary, NC – April 12, 2022 – The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) has named John Thompson to the position of Vice President of State Government Affairs. Thompson will be responsible for leading the association’s advocacy efforts with the state legislature, also working closely

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Proposed N.C. State Budget Moves Behavioral Health Forward, But Hits Hospitals Hard with Increased Taxes

North Carolina Healthcare Association thanks legislators for improving behavioral health funding, but is deeply disappointed in the lack of Medicaid expansion.   Cary, NC – November 18, 2021 – The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) is thankful that the proposed state budget requires Medicaid and

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Letter: Behavioral health crisis across North Carolina has reached a state of emergency

Cary, NC – June 14, 2021 – The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA), along with 11 statewide organizations, sent a letter today to Governor Roy Cooper, Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger and Speaker of the House Tim Moore stating that behavioral health in North Carolina has reached a

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NCHA Statement on Medicaid Expansion in Governor’s Proposed Budget

CARY, NC (March 26, 2021) – The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) is pleased to see Medicaid expansion included in Governor Cooper’s proposed budget. North Carolina is one of only 12 states that has not yet taken advantage of expanding coverage to thousands

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NCHA Statement on Gov. Cooper’s Budget for Coronavirus Relief

Hospitals’ financial recovery from COVID-19 should be a priority CARY, NC – The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) issued the following statement about the coronavirus relief budget priorities proposed by Governor Roy Cooper on Friday: “We are extremely concerned that nowhere in the

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North Carolina’s Healthcare Leaders Send Open Letter to NCGA Senators

On Thursday, August 8, 2019, leaders from North Carolina’s hospitals, health systems and physician provider groups sent the following open letter via email to members of North Carolina’s State Senate asking them to support uninterrupted access to in-network care for our state’s employees

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NCHA supports N.C. legislation to increase access to telehealth services

Thursday, April 11, 2019 – Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina’s hospitals and health systems endorse legislation introduced today that will support healthcare providers in meeting the needs of patients and communities across the state through increased access to telehealth care. Primary bill sponsors

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Hospitals and health systems support N.C. legislative proposal to expand health insurance access to working families

Closing the coverage gap is a priority for healthcare providers Raleigh, NC – April 9, 2019  –  The North Carolina Healthcare Association endorses House Bill 655: NC Health Care for Working Families Act as a common-sense option to close the coverage gap and

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