Seeking to strengthen the wellbeing of our state by increasing access to affordable, quality healthcare for North Carolinians.

Seeking to strengthen the wellbeing of our state by increasing access to affordable, quality healthcare for North Carolinians.

Coverage Gap Impact Map

Closing the health insurance coverage gap in North Carolina would provide an affordable option for health coverage to over 600,000 workers, veterans, and parents across the state in addition to boosting the state and local economies. Scroll over each county to see how many people would gain coverage if North Carolina closed the coverage gap and the rate of uninsured workers in that county. For more information on how closing the coverage gap would impact a particular county, click on that county to pull up the full county datasheet.

What Leaders Are Saying

Recent Updates

We owe them our blood, sweat, toil and tears!

By Peg O’Connell, Chair, Care4Carolina “Our troops are willing to lay down their lives for you and me … What can we do (for them)? Well, we can never do enough for our troops. But if it means passing legislation so that those who are uninsured are taken care of, then it’s worth our time […]

Medicaid Expansion Strengthens Near-Elderly, Low Income Workers and Expands NC’s Economy

By Heather Burkhardt, Executive Director, NC Coalition on Aging Medicaid expansion will help an estimated 34,000 middle-aged, low-income North Carolina workers to remain healthy and productive while improving their finances for retirement.  Most of them are childcare, healthcare, and retail workers as well as farmers and others in physically demanding jobs.  By middle age, chronic […]

Taking the Lead to Close the Coverage Gap

By Peg O’Connell, Chair, Care4Carolina Leaders lead from the front.  That doesn’t mean that they have to be the center of attention or constantly in the spotlight, but when there is difficult work to be done, they step to the front.  Leaders also have courage—courage to state their beliefs and change their minds when it […]