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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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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
Medicaid Reform Plan Sent to Feds, Now the Negotiation Starts

Medicaid Reform Plan Sent to Feds, Now the Negotiation Starts

North Carolina’s Medicaid plan is poised on the brink of change. The first big step was putting in an application to the federal..

June 3, 2016
How is North Carolina’s Medicaid Program Doing This Year?

How is North Carolina’s Medicaid Program Doing This Year?

By Rose Hoban As Gov. Pat McCrory introduced North Carolina’s Medicaid reform plan Wednesday, he praised this year’s “$300..

June 3, 2016
Medicaid Expansion Remains a Hot Issue at General Assembly

Medicaid Expansion Remains a Hot Issue at General Assembly

Three years after lawmakers rejected the possibility, Medicaid expansion continues to be a heated topic. By Minali Nigam With officials..

May 26, 2016
Migrant Farmworkers Get Help Signing Up for Health Care

Migrant Farmworkers Get Help Signing Up for Health Care

. By Brenda Porter-Rockwell Santos V. sat at a long folding table asking questions in Spanish about a letter he got concerning his health..

May 24, 2016
DHHS Officials Hear Critiques, Feedback on Proposed Medicaid Plan

DHHS Officials Hear Critiques, Feedback on Proposed Medicaid Plan

State health officials held the first of a dozen meetings with the public to share plans on reforming Medicaid. By Rose Hoban At the..

April 1, 2016
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
Medicaid Reform Public Hearings Announced

Medicaid Reform Public Hearings Announced

By Rose Hoban The next step in North Carolina’s Medicaid reform process requires state health officials to prepare an application..

March 16, 2016
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