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Study: 2 Million Exchange Enrollees Miss Out On Cost-Sharing Assistance

Study: 2 Million Exchange Enrollees Miss Out On Cost-Sharing Assistance

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News More than two million people with coverage on the health insurance exchanges may be missing out on..

August 25, 2015 with 0 Comments
Report: Medicaid Care Management Program Saved Millions

Report: Medicaid Care Management Program Saved Millions

A long-awaited report shows Community Care of North Carolina reduced costs for Medicaid patients. By Rose Hoban A new report from the state..

August 21, 2015 with 2 Comments
DHHS Secretary Wos Resigns

DHHS Secretary Wos Resigns

The secretary spent the last year pushing for Medicaid reform. By Rose Hoban After two-and-a-half sometimes tumultuous years, state..

August 5, 2015
Most N.C. Hospitals Face Medicare Fines

Most N.C. Hospitals Face Medicare Fines

In the fourth year of being evaluated for patients who boomerang back into the hospital after being discharged, North Carolina hospitals..

August 5, 2015
Commentary: Why Rural Hospitals Are Closing

Commentary: Why Rural Hospitals Are Closing

Revenue for small hospitals is based on how many patients they admit. A new proposal would help rural hospitals get paid for performing..

July 24, 2015
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
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
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