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Medicaid management nonprofit faces closure

Community Care of North Carolina, a nonprofit with 14 networks across the state — including Western North Carolina — would lose its contract with the state under the Senate’s plan. One organization in the network, Community Care of Western North Carolina, serves eight WNC counties and 64,342 Medicaid enrollees, according to July 2013 figures.