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.

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 Economic Development 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

Closing the gap means lower rates for everyone

Earlier this week, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina announced an average 5.2% health insurance rate reduction for individual plans and a 3.3% reduction for ACA plans offered to small businesses.  This is good news for the individual health insurance purchaser in North Carolina. However, we could see an even further reduction in what […]

Coverage Gap Profile: Against the Grain

Holly Whitesides and Andy Bryant wanted to be farmers for different reasons. “Andy kind of came to farming because he was interested in cooking and gardening,” Whitesides says. “I came to it from a food justice and environmental ethics perspective.” The couple started farming together in 2010, drawn to the land from previous careers: she […]

Coverage Gap Profile: Gentle Harmony Farm

Charles Leonard knows how important access to health care is for North Carolinians—and especially for those living in rural communities. “That’s one of the reasons we moved here,” he says from the 1842 farmhouse that he and his wife, Pam, own in Davidson County. It’s even more important to Charles, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s […]