This Morning’s NC House Health Budget Cuts
We post the official NC House Health and Human Services budget cut list from this morning. This is revised over the one from last week and includes even deeper cuts. Health insurance for children is closed, public dental health programs are eliminated, dental care for adults along with physical, occupational and speech therapy is basically gone from Medicaid:
These cuts take over $3 billion out of the North Carolina economy, leave tens of millions of federal dollars (like for children’s health insurance) lying on the table, and take direct aim at our already crippled mental health system.