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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 with 0 Comments
Report: N.C. Children Are Healthier and Graduating, but Face More Poverty

Report: N.C. Children Are Healthier and Graduating, but Face More Poverty

Children in North Carolina make improvements in health and education, but continue to face significant financial barriers to well-being. By..

June 22, 2016 with 0 Comments
Kids Who Age Out Of Foster Care Still Need Guidance With Health Care

Kids Who Age Out Of Foster Care Still Need Guidance With Health Care

Last year, North Carolina law changed, allowing kids to stay in foster care until they’re 21. But there are still lots of things they..

June 6, 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
No Big Surprises in House HHS Budget

No Big Surprises in House HHS Budget

With Medicaid reform completed, this year’s House Health and Human Services budget lacked some of the drama of prior years. By Rose..

May 19, 2016
HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid

HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid

In states that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, prisoners are eligible for the program once they’re released. By..

May 2, 2016
Advocates Push Lawmakers on Public Health Issues

Advocates Push Lawmakers on Public Health Issues

North Carolina’s lawmakers return to Raleigh this week to adjust the budget for the coming fiscal year. We take a look at what health..

April 26, 2016
Kids’ Docs Make Voices Heard on Medicaid Reform

Kids’ Docs Make Voices Heard on Medicaid Reform

The state Department of Health and Human Services holds its final Medicaid reform hearing – and hears plenty from pediatricians. By..

April 20, 2016
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