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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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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
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
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