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In Indiana, Medicaid Expansion Makes Poorest Pay

In Indiana, Medicaid Expansion Makes Poorest Pay

When North Carolina lawmakers talk about expanding Medicaid, they point to Indiana’s plan as one of the examples to emulate. By Phil..

March 30, 2016
Lawmakers Weigh Drug Costs and Patient Frustrations

Lawmakers Weigh Drug Costs and Patient Frustrations

Lawmakers find themselves caught between high drug prices driving up the cost of insurance and patients forced to jump through hoops to get..

February 25, 2016
Child Health Report Card Highlights Old and New Concerns

Child Health Report Card Highlights Old and New Concerns

North Carolina’s children show progress across many health areas, while birth and mental health outcomes worsen. By Liz Schlemmer On many..

February 16, 2016
State and Local Health Spending Flat in First Year of Medicaid Expansion

State and Local Health Spending Flat in First Year of Medicaid Expansion

An analysis of the first year of the Medicaid expansion in other states finds health care cost growth has slowed considerably. By Matt..

February 15, 2016
A Voter’s Guide To The Health Law

A Voter’s Guide To The Health Law

By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Nearly six years after its enactment, the Affordable Care Act remains a hot-button issue in the..

February 10, 2016
What Are States Doing About Medicaid Expansion?

What Are States Doing About Medicaid Expansion?

By Christine Vestal Stateline Louisiana this month became the first state in the Deep South to make the politically charged decision to..

February 5, 2016
Medicaid Expansion? Probably Not This Year, Panel Concludes

Medicaid Expansion? Probably Not This Year, Panel Concludes

A gathering in Winston-Salem drew more than a hundred people to hear perspectives on adding up to a half-million beneficiaries to the state..

January 26, 2016
N.C. Obamacare Signups Strong as Deadline Looms

N.C. Obamacare Signups Strong as Deadline Looms

By Rose Hoban With less than two weeks to go before the end of the enrollment period for marketplace insurance on Jan. 31, North Carolina..

January 21, 2016
Despite Outreach, Many Uninsured Unaware of Deadlines

Despite Outreach, Many Uninsured Unaware of Deadlines

Even as deadlines pass, people without health insurance are not signing up. By Rose Hoban New data Thursday from the Kaiser Family..

December 18, 2015
Paramedics To Be Paid for Mental Health Transportation

Paramedics To Be Paid for Mental Health Transportation

A pilot program to bring people in mental health crisis straight to psychiatric services gets some traction. By Rose Hoban On Tuesday,..

December 16, 2015
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