HB 998; 2R - Improving NC Rural Health

HB 998 Improving NC Rural Health This bill largely is a study bill, authorizing studies on reimbursement rates to medical education programs and how to track Medicaid program efficiencies, among others. The salient part of this bill, however, is a provision that was added in that would enable dentists licensed in a neighboring state to obtain a license to practice in North Carolina without going through the typical requirements.

Civitas Action supports efforts to reduce barriers to entry for people wanting to pursue their career.

The conservative vote is yes.

House: MC RCS #1179 (94-0)
Senate: 2R RCS#679 (44-0)