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N.C. Rural Hospital Leader Worries About Looming ACA Repeal

N.C. Rural Hospital Leader Worries About Looming ACA Repeal

Leaders from rural hospitals look at what’s coming out of the incoming Trump administration and worry. By Thomas Goldsmith Joann..

December 7, 2016 with 1 Comment
What The Election Means: Health Care in NC

What The Election Means: Health Care in NC

Plenty of changes could be coming to health care in the wake of Tuesday’s election. By Rose Hoban As pundits, politicians and..

November 10, 2016
Rural Advocates Push for Medicaid Expansion

Rural Advocates Push for Medicaid Expansion

Rural hospitals have been shown to be at particular risk when state’s decide not to expand Medicaid. By Rose Hoban Since 2013, health..

November 3, 2016
7 Tips To Help Avoid Costly Health Plan Enrollment Headaches

7 Tips To Help Avoid Costly Health Plan Enrollment Headaches

Enrollment for the health insurance under the Affordable Care Act begins this week. By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News With the annual..

November 2, 2016
Lack Of Medicaid Expansion Hurts Rural Hospitals More Than Urban Facilities

Lack Of Medicaid Expansion Hurts Rural Hospitals More Than Urban Facilities

By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News It isn’t news that in rural parts of the country, people have a harder time accessing good health..

September 19, 2016
Number Of Uninsured Falls Again In 2015

Number Of Uninsured Falls Again In 2015

By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News The federal health overhaul may still be experiencing implementation problems. But new federal data show..

September 14, 2016
To Make Better Policy, States Seek Better Death Certificates

To Make Better Policy, States Seek Better Death Certificates

States often struggle to understand what causes deaths in their residents because essential data is missing. By Michael Ollove Stateline..

September 2, 2016
People With Obamacare Plans Filled More Prescriptions, But Had Lower Costs

People With Obamacare Plans Filled More Prescriptions, But Had Lower Costs

By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News The 2010 health law was meant to expand insurance coverage so that Americans could get medical care..

August 24, 2016
Obamacare Marketplace Shakeout Rocks Arizona, Southeast

Obamacare Marketplace Shakeout Rocks Arizona, Southeast

North Carolina is one of the states where Aetna’s pullout means there are fewer insurers for consumers to choose from. By Phil..

August 22, 2016
Will Louisiana’s Medicaid Expansion Provide a Model for Other Southerners?

Will Louisiana’s Medicaid Expansion Provide a Model for Other Southerners?

With a new governor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has expanded Medicaid. What might that mean for other Southern states? By Andy Miller Special..

June 24, 2016
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