Berger says NC Medicaid delays to get addressed - WRBL

Berger says NC Medicaid delays to get addressed

Posted: Updated:
RALEIGH, N.C. -

The North Carolina state Senate's top leader says he's committed to ensuring difficulties get fixed with new state computer programs that process Medicaid claims and determine whether people qualify for government services.
    
Senate leader Phil Berger of Eden said Wednesday on the chamber's floor fellow Republicans would work with Democrats to address delays related to the Medicaid system and another program, NC FAST.
    
Berger was responding to Minority Leader Martin Nesbitt of Asheville, who says some medical providers are worried they'll go out of business because they aren't getting reimbursed for services in a timely manner.
    
The Medicaid program NC TRACKS began July 1. State health officials have said it's working but providers are still getting comfortable with it.
    
Berger said he expected a committee would look at the issues.

  • PoliticsMore>>

  • NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

    NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:23:20 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo
    Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.
    Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.
  • State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

    State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:10:06 GMT

    The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

    The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

  • Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget

    Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget

    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)
    McCrory and Senate Republicans met privately Tuesday as they sought to resolve their differences over budget adjustments supposed to be settled three weeks ago.
    McCrory and Senate Republicans met privately Tuesday as they sought to resolve their differences over budget adjustments supposed to be settled three weeks ago.
Powered by WorldNow

1350 13th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

Telephone: 706.323.3333
Fax: 706.327.6655
Email: news@wrbl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.