Managed Care in North Carolina

Quick Points As of July 1, 2021, North Carolina has transitioned from Medicaid Direct to Managed Care for Standard Plans. Tailored plans for behavioral and I/DD care will transition on December 1, 2022. Standard plans are managed by 5 Managed Care Organizations (MCOs)...

Medicaid Coverage Gap

Quick Points North Carolina has one of the largest uninsured populations in the United States. The coverage gap refers to people who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough to get help in the private insurance marketplace. The coverage gap affects those...

Black Maternal Health

Quick Points The Black Maternal Health crisis is an access to healthcare issue. Access to quality maternity care is a critical component of overall maternal health and helps to produce positive birth outcomes. Black women are 3 to 4 times more likely to die during...

Environmental Governance and Policy

Quick Points What Government Bodies Control Environmental Policy? There are several government organizations that work on environmental issues and can create environmental policies and regulations. At the federal level the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Agriculture and Land Use

Quick Points What is Land Use? Land use practices are the things (economic, social, cultural) that happen in a given area to designate the use and purpose of that land. Land use can be residential, industrial, agricultural, recreational, or commercial. Land use...
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