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SB 4 - Prohibits Medicaid Expansion - Key Vote

North Carolina Key Votes

Linda Johnson voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Linda Johnson made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Medicaid Expansion

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (31-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Medicaid Expansion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits Medicaid expansion, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any state department, agency, or institution from expanding the state’s Medicaid program under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (Sec. 3).
  • Prohibits any state department, agency, or institution from forming a state-run Health Benefit Exchange, unless authorized by the General Assembly (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any state department, agency, or institution from entering into contracts or lending resources for any services related to the federally facilitated Health Benefit Exchange, unless authorized by the General Assembly (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the Department of Insurance and the Department of Health and Human Services from using funds provided by federal grants provided for the pursuit of a Health Benefit Exchange (Sec. 1).
  • Requires up to $11 million of the federal funds provided for the pursuit of a state Health Benefit Exchange, appropriated prior to the effective date of this bill, to be reviewed for reimbursement to the state for technology and personnel expenses (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the North Carolina Families Accessing Services through Technology (NC FAST) information technology system to provide Medicaid eligibility information to the federal Health Benefit Exchange (Sec. 2).
  • Limits appropriations to NC FAST for Medicaid eligibility determination to no more than $5 million of existing Department of Health and Human Services appropriations (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (74-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Medicaid Expansion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits Medicaid expansion, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any state department, agency, or institution from expanding the state’s Medicaid program under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (Sec. 3).
  • Prohibits any state department, agency, or institution from forming a state-run Health Benefit Exchange, unless authorized by the General Assembly (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any state department, agency, or institution from entering into contracts or lending resources for any services related to the federally facilitated Health Benefit Exchange, unless authorized by the General Assembly (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the Department of Insurance and the Department of Health and Human Services from using funds provided by federal grants provided for the pursuit of a Health Benefit Exchange (Sec. 1).
  • Requires up to $11 million of the federal funds provided for the pursuit of a state Health Benefit Exchange, appropriated prior to the effective date of this bill, to be reviewed for reimbursement to the state for technology and personnel expenses (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the North Carolina Families Accessing Services through Technology (NC FAST) information technology system to provide Medicaid eligibility information to the federal Health Benefit Exchange (Sec. 2).
  • Limits appropriations to NC FAST for Medicaid eligibility determination to no more than $5 million of existing Department of Health and Human Services appropriations (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote (Senate) (1-47) -
Legislation - Passage (House) (75-42) -
Legislation - Passage (Senate) (32-17) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Medicaid Expansion

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