North Carolina Medicaid expansion makes nearly 600K now eligible for coverage

Hundreds of thousands of people in North Carolina are eligible for Medicaid benefits beginning Friday, almost a decade after ObamaCare let states expand eligibility. 

Advocates say North Carolina's expansion will give much-needed aid to adults who previously earned too much to be eligible for Medicaid but not enough to benefit from federal subsidies to help them afford private health insurance.  

Medicaid coverage includes doctor visits, check-ups, eme...