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Complicated Hospital Accounting Adds to Medicaid Uncertainty

Complicated Hospital Accounting Adds to Medicaid Uncertainty

As lawmakers argue over the future path of Medicaid, they point to uncertainty over the amount of money spent by hospitals participating in..

July 24, 2014 with 0 Comments
Survey: Most Buying on Insurance Exchanges Were Uninsured

Survey: Most Buying on Insurance Exchanges Were Uninsured

By Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News Nearly six in 10 Americans who bought insurance for this year through the health law’s online..

June 23, 2014
McCrory, Doctors Throw Weight Behind Medicaid Reform Plan

McCrory, Doctors Throw Weight Behind Medicaid Reform Plan

In a show of solidarity, Gov. McCrory came out in support of the Medicaid reform plan put forth by the Department of Health and Human..

June 5, 2014
Health Insurance and Death Rates

Health Insurance and Death Rates

A study looks at state rates of uninsurance and how they correlate to premature deaths. By Christine Vestal Stateline The mortality rate in..

May 26, 2014
N.C.’s Health Status Stagnates, Says CDC

N.C.’s Health Status Stagnates, Says CDC

By Hyun Namkoong How healthy is North Carolina, and how does it compare to the rest of the nation? These are questions the Centers for..

May 14, 2014
Southerners More Likely to be Uninsured, Sick, Poor

Southerners More Likely to be Uninsured, Sick, Poor

By Rose Hoban Compared to the rest of the nation, residents of the South have more trouble accessing health care and are more likely to..

May 2, 2014
Health Plans Scramble To Calculate 2015 Rates

Health Plans Scramble To Calculate 2015 Rates

By Jay Hancock Kaiser Health News With the results sure to affect politics as well as pocketbooks, health insurers are already preparing to..

April 29, 2014
Nearly 4 Million Seriously Mentally Ill Still Without Insurance

Nearly 4 Million Seriously Mentally Ill Still Without Insurance

By Michael Ollove Stateline Some might consider Kelly Troyer of South Carolina lucky. She isn’t one of them. Thanks to the generosity of..

April 11, 2014
Still Time for Some to Sign Up for Obamacare

Still Time for Some to Sign Up for Obamacare

By Rose Hoban The deadline has now come and gone, but there are still options for signing up for Obamacare. When the online exchanges first..

April 1, 2014
‘Young Invincibles’ Drag Feet Signing Up for Obamacare

‘Young Invincibles’ Drag Feet Signing Up for Obamacare

Paperwork and cost are factors cited by young people for not signing up for health care coverage. By Hyun Namkoong Today is the last day to..

March 31, 2014
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