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Survey: One in Six Large Employers Plan to Offer Low-benefit ‘Skinny’ Plans Despite ACA

Survey: One in Six Large Employers Plan to Offer Low-benefit ‘Skinny’ Plans Despite ACA

Some of the changes to private health care plans anticipated in the wake of the Affordable Care Act have yet to materialize. By Jay Hancock..

August 19, 2014 with 0 Comments
Expert: Insurance Pain Coming for NC Businesses, Workers

Expert: Insurance Pain Coming for NC Businesses, Workers

By Ann Doss Helms Charlotte Observer Employees can expect to see more high-deductible health policies as employers try to control costs, a..

August 19, 2014 with 0 Comments
Survey: Insurance Rates Lag in Health Law Holdout States

Survey: Insurance Rates Lag in Health Law Holdout States

By Eric Whitney Kaiser Health News A Gallup poll released Tuesday says that the Affordable Care Act is significantly increasing the number..

August 7, 2014
Autism Insurance Bill Likely to Die in Session’s Final Days

Autism Insurance Bill Likely to Die in Session’s Final Days

A bill that would allow children with autism to get health insurance coverage for treatment that passed the House over a year ago looks..

July 31, 2014
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
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
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