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Today’s Rural Hospital Faces Myriad Concerns

Today’s Rural Hospital Faces Myriad Concerns

Small, rural hospitals throughout the country are struggling to stay in business. By Taylor Sisk The citizens of Yadkin County aren’t..

August 24, 2015 with 1 Comment
Report: Medicaid Care Management Program Saved Millions

Report: Medicaid Care Management Program Saved Millions

A long-awaited report shows Community Care of North Carolina reduced costs for Medicaid patients. By Rose Hoban A new report from the state..

August 21, 2015 with 2 Comments
N.C. Medicaid By the Numbers: Where Money Gets Spent

N.C. Medicaid By the Numbers: Where Money Gets Spent

As state lawmakers contemplate reorganizing the state’s Medicaid program, a look at what services and patients drive the costs. By Rose..

August 20, 2015 with 0 Comments
Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

North Carolina Health News editor Rose Hoban sits down with outgoing Health and Human Services Sec. Aldona Wos for an exit interview. By..

August 14, 2015
Belhaven Mayor Looks for Answers to His Town’s Hospital Problem

Belhaven Mayor Looks for Answers to His Town’s Hospital Problem

A rural mayor wades into the ongoing argument over the state’s certificate of need program. By Rose Hoban In a press conference at..

August 13, 2015
Medicaid By the Numbers: Enrollment

Medicaid By the Numbers: Enrollment

As legislators discuss what to do about the state’s Medicaid program, some numbers to put it in perspective. The first of a series..

August 12, 2015
Senate Medicaid Compromise Bill Gets Cool Reception in House

Senate Medicaid Compromise Bill Gets Cool Reception in House

The latest round of the debate between the House and the Senate over Medicaid. By Rose Hoban For days, rumors had been circulating among..

August 7, 2015
DHHS Secretary Wos Resigns

DHHS Secretary Wos Resigns

The secretary spent the last year pushing for Medicaid reform. By Rose Hoban After two-and-a-half sometimes tumultuous years, state..

August 5, 2015
N.C. Medicaid on the Program’s 50th Birthday

N.C. Medicaid on the Program’s 50th Birthday

As Medicaid turns 50, a look at who benefits from the program in North Carolina. By Rose Hoban Data visualization by Steve Tell This..

July 29, 2015
Can You Give Homes to the Homeless?

Can You Give Homes to the Homeless?

A program in Charlotte is doing just that … with some impressive results. By Whitney Isenhower Carlotta Mauney was homeless for nine..

July 28, 2015
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