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New Study Supports NC Medicaid Expansion

New Study Supports NC Medicaid Expansion

A study commissioned by two of North Carolina’s largest health care foundations finds North Carolina loses billions in economic..

December 19, 2014 with 0 Comments
Lawmakers’ Differences on Medicaid Appear in Harsh Light

Lawmakers’ Differences on Medicaid Appear in Harsh Light

Strong words and a vote in the Health and Human Services oversight committee on Tuesday displayed how far apart members of the House and..

December 10, 2014 with 0 Comments
Advancing a New Model to Meet the Dental Health Needs of Rural NC

Advancing a New Model to Meet the Dental Health Needs of Rural NC

The ECU School of Dental Medicine is expanding its statewide network of clinics that offer sliding-scale services and unique educational..

December 8, 2014 with 1 Comment
Fast-food Workers Struggle to Pay for Health Insurance and Other Basics

Fast-food Workers Struggle to Pay for Health Insurance and Other Basics

Low-wage employees in Durham protesting Thursday for a $15 minimum wage said one of their biggest concerns is lack of access to health care..

December 5, 2014
Medicaid Committee Finds Scant Common Ground Between House and Senate

Medicaid Committee Finds Scant Common Ground Between House and Senate

After months of work, lawmakers present committee recommendations for reforming North Carolina’s Medicaid program. By Rose Hoban..

December 3, 2014
Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

As lawmakers consider making changes to the state’s Medicaid program, legislators are staking out familiar positions from the past..

October 24, 2014
A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

For one of the only pediatric providers in Hertford County, providing care to an underserved rural population is the dream. But the..

October 21, 2014
Lawmakers Get a Long Look at Other States’ Medicaid Programs

Lawmakers Get a Long Look at Other States’ Medicaid Programs

As they contemplate reforming and reorganizing North Carolina’s Medicaid program, lawmakers are looking for examples from other..

October 7, 2014
Infant Mortality Rate Hits Historic Low

Infant Mortality Rate Hits Historic Low

Advocates express satisfaction at the improvement, but warn that efforts need to continue to keep trend continuing. By Rose Hoban Fewer..

October 1, 2014
Lawmakers Contemplate Overhaul of State Medicaid Department

Lawmakers Contemplate Overhaul of State Medicaid Department

In the first of a series of meetings during this legislative interim, lawmakers started considering a radical overhaul of the program that..

September 25, 2014
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