NC Health News talks about the new Medicaid program

Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven

How are organizations using the program to better serve their customers?

We discussed this topic with Sonia Jones, co-founder of Caja Solidaria. As of August 18, Caja Solidaria has 47 referrals for the HOP program. Jones believes the program will benefit not only her clients, but also public health.

Amy Upham also joined the conversation as Executive Director of the Eleanor Health Foundation. The foundation connects people with substance abuse and other mental illnesses with things like affordable medication, employment, and more.

Our third panelist was Madeline Morreale, an attorney with Legal Aid of North Carolina. Legal Aid NC helps North Carolinians find housing, health care and more.

NC Health News Medicaid and rural health reporter Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven moderated the discussion.

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Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven talks about rural health care and Medicaid. She previously worked for the Asheville Citizen Times, where she wrote about police, courts and other aspects of the criminal justice system… More by Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven

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