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Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Haven’t thought about the health care law for a while? Now’s the time. By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News Passed in 2010, the..

November 20, 2014 with 0 Comments
Family Doctors Push For A Bigger Piece Of The Health Care Pie

Family Doctors Push For A Bigger Piece Of The Health Care Pie

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News Family medicine doctors are joining forces to win a bigger role in health care – and be paid for it...

November 4, 2014
Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

As North Carolina lawmakers consider requiring Medicaid providers to be part of accountable care organizations, they can look to some of..

November 4, 2014
Most N.C. Hospitals Hit With Medicare Penalties for Too Many Readmissions

Most N.C. Hospitals Hit With Medicare Penalties for Too Many Readmissions

Too often, patients are discharged from the hospital only to be readmitted days later. Now hospitals stand to lose money if that happens..

October 9, 2014
Infant Mortality Rate Hits Historic Low

Infant Mortality Rate Hits Historic Low

Advocates express satisfaction at the improvement, but warn that efforts need to continue to keep trend continuing. By Rose Hoban Fewer..

October 1, 2014
Small Firms Slow to Embrace ACA Business Exchanges

Small Firms Slow to Embrace ACA Business Exchanges

As the online health insurance exchange for small businesses comes online, few businesses are signing up. By Christine Vestal Stateline..

September 16, 2014
Rural Enrollment Presents Continuing Health Law Challenges

Rural Enrollment Presents Continuing Health Law Challenges

By Shefall Luthra Kaiser Health News Americans living in rural areas will be a key target as states and nonprofit groups strategize how to..

September 9, 2014
Three Nonprofits to Share $2.8 Million for Health Insurance Navigators

Three Nonprofits to Share $2.8 Million for Health Insurance Navigators

As this year’s enrollment period for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act approaches, advocates are getting ready. By..

September 9, 2014
North Carolina’s $10B Medicaid Challenge: Pay for Other States or Take Federal Money?

North Carolina’s $10B Medicaid Challenge: Pay for Other States or Take Federal Money?

Is there a price North Carolina pays for not expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act? By Ann Doss Helms and Tony Pugh Charlotte..

September 4, 2014
North Carolinians Get Mixed Bag of News Around Affordable Care Act

North Carolinians Get Mixed Bag of News Around Affordable Care Act

A decision in the Halbig v Burwell case could remove health insurance subsidies for people in states that have had the federal government..

September 3, 2014
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