Tag:Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • Some in GOP open to limited Medicaid expansion

    Even though Gov. Roy Cooper’s request to expand North Carolina’s Medicaid program unilaterally has been halted in federal court, some GOP lawmakers say they are open to considering a limited enrollment increase. “I sense no appetite in the legislature to expand Medicaid per se,” said state Rep. Craig Horn,…

  • Officials: Cooper Medicaid plan ‘unprecedented,’ ‘illegal’

    State Rep. Nelson Dollar, R-Wake, is confident President-elect Trump would overturn any unlawful agreement to fast-track the state’s Medicaid program. It would be unprecedented for Sylvia Burwell to work with Cooper to approve the expansion before President Obama leaves office Jan. 20, said Dollar and Lanier Cansler, former secretary of…