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

Expanding Medicaid Would Strengthen Community Health Centers, Expand Access in Rural and Underserved Communities

By Stacie Borrello, Communications and External Affairs Manager, North Carolina Community Health Center Association National Health Center Week, which runs this August 7-13, 2022, is an annual, nationwide celebration of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), also known as Community Health Centers (CHCs), which provide integrated primary medical, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health, and enabling services to […]

Medicaid Expansion Would Strengthen Nonprofits’ Services and Operations

By David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Because of the confluence of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the nonprofit workforce shortage, and inflation, North Carolina nonprofits are currently experiencing several major operational challenges, including:  Increased need. More than half of North Carolina nonprofits experienced an increase in demand […]

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 […]