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UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

This year’s bill bears a strong resemblance to House bills proposed during the last legislative session. The Senate’s plan is expected..

June 11, 2015
Testing to Prevent Infant Infection Deaths

Testing to Prevent Infant Infection Deaths

Legislators are considering a bill to make testing for immune disorders a mandatory part of North Carolina’s newborn screening process...

May 28, 2015
Group Home Money Allegedly Hidden in House Budget

Group Home Money Allegedly Hidden in House Budget

Group home providers are being told there’s money to support their residents with mental health disabilities, but the fix..

May 27, 2015
Mental Health Transition Program Scales Up Across State

Mental Health Transition Program Scales Up Across State

People with mental health issues making the transition to more independent living will get a bit more help with a new program. By Rachel..

May 21, 2015
Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Republican lawmakers are reconsidering some of the measures passed under tax reform in 2013. By Rose Hoban When Leila Hamilton retired from..

May 19, 2015
Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

In the far-west counties of the state, finding services for special-needs kids is a chore. The Family Support Network is up for the..

May 18, 2015
Act Allows People with Disabilities to be More ABLE

Act Allows People with Disabilities to be More ABLE

A bill filed this week would allow for people with disabilities and their families to save without the fear of losing their other benefits...

March 25, 2015
Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Without adequate funds, group homes for people with mental health and developmental disabilities are at risk of closure. By Rose Hoban..

February 23, 2015
Top 10 Health Care Stories of 2014

Top 10 Health Care Stories of 2014

December 30, 2014
Lawmakers Look to Support People with Traumatic Brain Injury

Lawmakers Look to Support People with Traumatic Brain Injury

People in North Carolina with traumatic brain injury are closer to getting more state funds for treatment. By Rose Hoban Becky and Larry..

December 4, 2014
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