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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 with 0 Comments
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 with 1 Comment
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
‘Milestone’ Rules Would Limit Profits, Score Quality for Medicaid Plans

‘Milestone’ Rules Would Limit Profits, Score Quality for Medicaid Plans

By Jay Hancock Kaiser Health News Sweeping proposals disclosed Tuesday would create profit guidelines for private Medicaid plans as well as..

May 27, 2015
Fewer Uninsured in N.C., But Fewer Still in Medicaid-expansion States

Fewer Uninsured in N.C., But Fewer Still in Medicaid-expansion States

By Rose Hoban New national numbers show that in states that have expanded Medicaid the rates of uninsurance have dropped at a faster rate..

May 21, 2015
Hospital Execs Make Their Case to Lawmakers

Hospital Execs Make Their Case to Lawmakers

Hospital executives returned to the General Assembly Tuesday to walk the halls and promote their plan for reforming Medicaid. By Rose Hoban..

May 20, 2015
As April 15 Approaches, Taxpayers Look to Avoid Insurance Penalties

As April 15 Approaches, Taxpayers Look to Avoid Insurance Penalties

People who’ve decided they don’t want to pay a tax penalty for lacking health insurance have some more chances to get help..

April 7, 2015
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