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Vulnerable NC Medicare Advantage enrollees face problems using ‘flex cards’ to pay utility bills

By Thomas Goldsmith Electric cooperative and public-power groups across North Carolina are reporting that a UnitedHealthcare “UCard” sent this year to dual Medicaid and Medicare enrollees doesn’t work as advertised to pay utility bills.  According to energy officials and publications, the flex-card program has caused weeks of difficulty for specific utility customers who often have […]