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Food Stamp Backlogs Portend More Social Service Woes

Food Stamp Backlogs Portend More Social Service Woes

The complicated and troubled NC FAST computer system used for determining eligibility for social service benefits took center stage at the..

April 18, 2014 with 0 Comments
Lack of Funds Continues to Limit NC Abortion Clinic Inspections

Lack of Funds Continues to Limit NC Abortion Clinic Inspections

This story first appeared in Carolina Public Press and is published by N.C. Health News through a content-sharing agreement. By Jon..

April 10, 2014 with 3 Comments
Aiming for a More Accountable Medicaid Model

Aiming for a More Accountable Medicaid Model

Leaders of North Carolina’s accountable care organizations weigh in on how the new model of organizing patient care is changing the..

April 3, 2014
Lawmakers Get Glimpse of Potential Medicaid Budget Shortfall

Lawmakers Get Glimpse of Potential Medicaid Budget Shortfall

After months of waiting, legislators got their first hint of how large the overrun on the health care program could be. They also received..

March 27, 2014
Obamacare Faces Scrutiny at Legislature

Obamacare Faces Scrutiny at Legislature

The Affordable Care Act took the stage in three different venues at the General Assembly Tuesday, in both supporting-actor and lead roles...

March 19, 2014
Medicaid Plan Likely to Face Tough Road Through General Assembly

Medicaid Plan Likely to Face Tough Road Through General Assembly

After months of work, the Medicaid reform plan is complete. But the proposal is likely to have a hard time on Jones Street. By Rose Hoban..

March 18, 2014
Medicaid Budget Still Unclear, Legislators Frustrated

Medicaid Budget Still Unclear, Legislators Frustrated

After months of delays, state legislators still don’t know the extent – if any – of Medicaid shortfalls for this fiscal..

March 13, 2014
Caring for Seniors in a Holistic Way

Caring for Seniors in a Holistic Way

Piedmont Health SeniorCare meets the many needs of seniors and – most important – allows them to remain in their homes and..

March 6, 2014
Medicaid Reform Plan Rules Out  Privatization

Medicaid Reform Plan Rules Out Privatization

A long-awaited plan for reforming the state’s Medicaid system has been announced. By Rose Hoban After a nearly yearlong effort, state..

February 27, 2014
Although Slowly Improving, NCTracks Problems Still Plague Many Dentists

Although Slowly Improving, NCTracks Problems Still Plague Many Dentists

Even though officials and some practitioners say the NCTracks system has improved, there are still providers who struggle with the new..

February 19, 2014
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