Topics Related to Healthcare

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement on the decision in federal court that overturns parts of SB20, the abortion ban passed last year by North Carolina Republicans:

One year ago today, North Carolina Republican legislators overrode Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of their abortion ban by one vote, putting reproductive care for millions of women in jeopardy. Today, Governor Cooper issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the veto override:

Communities across the state continue to experience the life-changing impacts of Medicaid expansion as the state surpasses 450,000 North Carolinians signed up and more than one million prescriptions covered. The milestone means three-fourths of those eligible for expansion have now gained co

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed a proclamation for Enrollment Assisters Appreciation Week in North Carolina in recognition of their effort

Today, Governor Cooper announced that more than 400,000 North Carolinians now have access to health care through the state’s Medicaid expansion following record enrollment numbers and a coordinated campaign to enroll North Carolinians across the state.

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra joined Governor Roy Cooper and NC Health and Human Services Secretary Kody H. Kinsley in Raleigh Friday for a Medicaid expansion roundtable with beneficiaries and providers.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined the Reproductive Freedom Alliance in filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court to protect women’s health and access to mifepristone, an FDA-approved and proven safe abortion medication.

On the 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Governor Roy Cooper shared the following statement:

Today, Governor Cooper joined Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to highlight the positive impacts of Medicaid expansion in North Carolina and record Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers.

Governor Roy Cooper has signed a letter calling on U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to take additional steps to ensure that all forms of contraception are affordable and accessible.