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Our General Assembly’s decision to continually reject Medicaid expansion not only exacerbates the opioid epidemic and is detrimental for future generations, but it also means that we’re losing out on billions of federal dollars that can spur economic growth and job creation.
It’s time to put politics aside and come together for a real solution to the opioid epidemic. Close the coverage gap. Expand Medicaid. No more excuses.
Jesse Bennett is the Statewide Overdose Prevention Coordinator for the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition.
Donald McDonald is the Executive Director of Addiction Professionals of North Carolina.