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

Coverage Gap Profile: Wehrloom Honey

Earlier this decade, Aron Wehr realized he could be putting the beehives on his family’s property in Robbinsville—a collection that started as a gift of a couple hives for his wife, Jessica—to work. Little did the Wehrs know that they would create such a buzz. “I don’t know we started the business thinking it would […]

Major Health Disparities for those in the Coverage Gap

A recent analysis published in the NC Medical Journal that found major disparities in health status and access to health care between uninsured North Carolinians living in the coverage gap and insured populations.  https://care4carolina.com/resources/health-status-and-access-to-care-for-the-north-carolina-medicaid-gap-population/ Researchers from the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill concluded that the […]

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 […]