North Carolina Health News
North Carolina Health News. News. Policy. Trends.

Consumer News

As April 15 Approaches, Taxpayers Look to Avoid Insurance Penalties

As April 15 Approaches, Taxpayers Look to Avoid Insurance Penalties

People who’ve decided they don’t want to pay a tax penalty for lacking health insurance have some more chances to get help..

April 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
Tax-time Tribulations: Health Law Complicates Filing Season For Many

Tax-time Tribulations: Health Law Complicates Filing Season For Many

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News This tax season, for the first time since the health law passed five years ago, consumers are facing..

April 6, 2015 with 0 Comments
Medical Marijuana Bill Fails in Committee, Members Cite Flaws in Bill

Medical Marijuana Bill Fails in Committee, Members Cite Flaws in Bill

Lawmakers voted down a proposal that would make medical marijuana more available in North Carolina, saying they didn’t think the bill..

March 26, 2015
Lawmakers Want to Make Healthy Eating Easier at Corner Stores

Lawmakers Want to Make Healthy Eating Easier at Corner Stores

A new bill would provide funds to help corner stores get trained and get equipment to carry produce and healthier choices. By Rose Hoban..

March 18, 2015
Crowdsourcing to Uncover Toxic Chemicals

Crowdsourcing to Uncover Toxic Chemicals

A Duke lab uses samples sent in by members of the public to gauge the extent of chemicals in household products. By Gabe Rivin For Kerri..

December 15, 2014
Federal Officials Urge Marketplace Consumers To Look For Better Deals In 2015

Federal Officials Urge Marketplace Consumers To Look For Better Deals In 2015

By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News More than 70 percent of people who currently have insurance through the health law’s federal..

December 5, 2014
Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Haven’t thought about the health care law for a while? Now’s the time. By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News Passed in 2010, the..

November 20, 2014
Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

An Apex physician has decided to skip billing to insurance. He has patients pay him directly. By Jennifer Ferris MedPage Today/ North..

November 11, 2014
Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

By Roni Caryn Rabin Kaiser Health News Two years ago, Inova Health System recruited a top executive who was not a physician, had never..

November 6, 2014
Rural Enrollment Presents Continuing Health Law Challenges

Rural Enrollment Presents Continuing Health Law Challenges

By Shefall Luthra Kaiser Health News Americans living in rural areas will be a key target as states and nonprofit groups strategize how to..

September 9, 2014
Newsletter Subscribe
Sign up to receive a newsletter with headlines from North Carolina Health News
Make Health Primary
Tweets from @NCHealthNews
be-our-sponsor http://www.sph.unc.edu/