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Study: 2 Million Exchange Enrollees Miss Out On Cost-Sharing Assistance

Study: 2 Million Exchange Enrollees Miss Out On Cost-Sharing Assistance

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News More than two million people with coverage on the health insurance exchanges may be missing out on..

August 25, 2015 with 0 Comments
Advocates Call for Medicaid Expansion, But the Politics Look Unlikely

Advocates Call for Medicaid Expansion, But the Politics Look Unlikely

Across the U.S., Republican governors and legislatures are embracing an expansion of the health care program for the poor, disabled and..

July 20, 2015
States Looking to Limit Patient Costs for High-Priced Drugs

States Looking to Limit Patient Costs for High-Priced Drugs

States are beginning to limit what patients pay out of pocket for expensive specialty drugs that treat serious, chronic diseases such as..

July 8, 2015
Removing Barriers to Virtual Doctor Visits

Removing Barriers to Virtual Doctor Visits

In the digital age, telehealth should be a no-brainer. But barriers have slowed adoption by doctors and patients. Telehealth enthusiasts..

July 2, 2015
Finish Line in Sight for Autism Insurance Bill

Finish Line in Sight for Autism Insurance Bill

After years of frustration, autism advocates are poised to get an insurance bill through the General Assembly. By Rose Hoban After years of..

July 1, 2015
Supreme Court Decision on Insurance Subsidies Means Little Will Change in N.C.

Supreme Court Decision on Insurance Subsidies Means Little Will Change in N.C.

The Supreme Court upholds tax credits to purchase Obamacare insurance. The decision means little will change in North Carolina. By Rose..

June 25, 2015
Who Stands to Lose Insurance Premiums in the King v. Burwell Case?

Who Stands to Lose Insurance Premiums in the King v. Burwell Case?

By Rose Hoban Sometime later this month, the Supreme Court will be ruling on a case that few people have noticed but that could affect..

June 16, 2015
NCGA Senate Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

NCGA Senate Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

The budgets of the two chambers of the N.C. General Assembly are a study in contrasts, especially when it comes to funding Health and Human..

June 16, 2015
More Patients, Not Fewer, Turn to Health Clinics After Obamacare

More Patients, Not Fewer, Turn to Health Clinics After Obamacare

Community health clinics are supposed to be the safety net for people without insurance. As the Affordable Care Act gets implemented, even..

June 12, 2015
This Story Will Change What You Believe About N.C. Medicaid

This Story Will Change What You Believe About N.C. Medicaid

Or maybe not. Nonetheless, advocates on all sides of the debate are sure going to try to convince you. By Rose Hoban It started with a..

June 12, 2015
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