Another big question facing policymakers is whether to expand the state’s Medicaid program. Some previously uninterested Republican-led states across the country are now joining or expressing interest because it comes with millions and millions of federal dollars every year.
Governor McCrory has said he’s considering it, but Berger is pretty clear on how he feels:
“The issue of Medicaid expansion is one that we’ve answered time and time again, and I don’t see that the answer is any different at this point,” said Berger. “There is in my view no good case that can be made that Medicaid expansion is the right thing for us to do in North Carolina.”
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