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NC Medicaid Critical for Children with Disabilities

Last week I was able to sit down and talk with Darrell, Jocelyn, and Joshua Cooley, three members of a family from Raleigh who are truly inspiring. Joshua has severe disabilities from a rare genetic disorder and requires enormously expensive and time-consuming care. Despite Darrell and Jocelyn’s good jobs and decent health insurance, they can’t afford the thousands of dollars a month in extra costs it takes to care properly for Joshua:

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  4. Louie

    July 1, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    Medicaid is critical to the profits of hospitals and nursing home chains as well

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