Archive: 2013 General Assembly

  • Medicaid Savings Illusory Under Obamacare Expansion, Critics Say

    RALEIGH — A recent study suggests that taxpayer costs could go down if the states expanded Medicaid enrollment under President Obama’s signature Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But critics say expanding Medicaid actually would cost North Carolinians directly an extra $3.1 billion more over a 10-year period — and…

  • McCrory Mum On Obamacare Exchanges

    RALEIGH — The intent of the health care reform was for states to set up the exchanges, which are clearinghouses through which tax-subsidized health care plans would be offered to uninsured individuals and small businesses. If states don’t create their own health care exchanges, the federal government would offer its own.