NC Health News Talks About New Medicaid

by Clarissa Donnelly Durrvin

With the Well being Alternatives pilot undertaking taking off, how are organizations utilizing this system to raised serve their purchasers?

We mentioned this matter with Sonia Jones, co-founder of Caja Solidaria. As of August 18, Caja Solidaria had 47 HOP referrals. Jones believes that this system will likely be helpful not solely to her purchasers, but additionally to the well being of the neighborhood.

Amy Upham additionally joined the dialog as CEO of the Eleanor Well being Basis. The Basis connects folks with substance use dysfunction and different psychological sicknesses with issues like reasonably priced medicine, employment, and extra.

Our third speaker was Madeleine Morial, a North Carolina authorized assist legal professional. Authorized Support NC helps North Carolina residents discover housing, healthcare, and extra.

NC Well being Information Medicaid and rural well being reporter Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven moderated the session.

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Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven covers rural well being and medical care. Beforehand, she labored for the Asheville Citizen Occasions the place she reported on the police, courts and different elements of the legal justice system….extra by Clarissa Donnelly Durvin