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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
Good Samaritan Update On Its Way to McCrory

Good Samaritan Update On Its Way to McCrory

Gov. McCrory could soon sign a bill that makes changes to North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law – changes supporters hope will save..

June 11, 2015
What’s at Stake When the Supreme Court Rules on Health Plan Subsidies

What’s at Stake When the Supreme Court Rules on Health Plan Subsidies

By Julie Rovner and Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News Later this month, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on King v. Burwell, a case..

June 10, 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
Coalition Hopes to Amp Up Push for Health Care Transparency

Coalition Hopes to Amp Up Push for Health Care Transparency

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News As consumers increasingly are being asked to pay a larger share of their health bills, a coalition of..

April 21, 2015
N.C. An Innovator in Health Care, National Expert Says

N.C. An Innovator in Health Care, National Expert Says

National speakers come to Raleigh to laud the state’s primary care landscape. By Jen Ferris As a solo family practitioner in a rural..

April 21, 2015
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