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Making the Case for Aging in Place

Making the Case for Aging in Place

North Carolina’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly looks to expand into rural areas. State government has applied the brakes...

June 30, 2015 with 2 Comments
Uncertainty Hangs Over Providers As They Work to Improve Care

Uncertainty Hangs Over Providers As They Work to Improve Care

Health care providers gather to swap ideas about how to better integrate mental and physical health care, but they’re doing it in the..

June 24, 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
DHHS House Budget

DHHS House Budget

The House of Representatives wants to spend $5.29 billion on  Health and Human Services in the upcoming fiscal year. We break down some of..

June 15, 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
This Story Will Change What You Believe About N.C. Medicaid

This Story Will Change What You Believe About N.C. Medicaid

Or maybe not. Nonetheless, advocates on all sides of the debate are sure going to try to convince you. By Rose Hoban It started with a..

June 12, 2015
UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

This year’s bill bears a strong resemblance to House bills proposed during the last legislative session. The Senate’s plan is expected..

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
Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Shuts Down, a Community Remains Hopeful

Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Shuts Down, a Community Remains Hopeful

A rural community hospital sits vacant after the company licensed to operate it shuts the doors. By Taylor Sisk “I don’t think the..

June 5, 2015
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