Care4Carolina

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

Closing the coverage gap is a human and economic imperative. It's time we worked together - across party lines, and as rural and urban communities - to close the gap. The health of our rural people and our rural economy depend on it.
Patrick Woodie
President / NC Rural Center
Many women lack critical health insurance prior to getting pregnant, and at least six months following the birth of their child. Closing the coverage gap will ensure all moms and all babies have continuous access to healthcare.
Michaela Penix
Director of Maternal Child Health & Government Affairs / March of Dimes
Closing the health coverage gap is so important both for our economy and for the working citizens of our state.
Don Flow
CEO / Flow Automotive Companies

Recent Updates

Addressing Health Inequities by Closing the Coverage Gap

By Abby Carter Emanuelson, Grassroots Consultant, Care4Carolina During a speech in Chicago at the annual meeting of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, Dr. Martin Luther King linked the quest for equality to health care, saying: “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” All too often, […]

Let’s Get It Done!

By Peg O’Connell, Chair, Care4Carolina As I begin this new year, I hope you will join me in rededicating ourselves to finding a comprehensive solution for closing the health insurance coverage gap for all North Carolinians.  Approximately 45,000 North Carolina parents gained extended Medicaid coverage through the 2021-22 state budget, but we need to make […]