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The Small-town Doc with Big Ideas

The Small-town Doc with Big Ideas

He only wanted to be a county doctor, but Allen Dobson’s ideas on health care delivery have propelled him into the national..

April 14, 2015 with 0 Comments
Legislators Start to Get Clearer Picture of DHHS Finances

Legislators Start to Get Clearer Picture of DHHS Finances

A report from the state auditor brings more of the financials for the Department of Health and Human Services into focus, but there are no..

April 14, 2015 with 0 Comments
A Medical Home on the Coast for Those With No Place to Go

A Medical Home on the Coast for Those With No Place to Go

Care for the uninsured on the Outer Banks comes in the form of a clinic that feels like home. By Jasmin Singh Bobbie Cutrell came back to..

April 13, 2015 with 0 Comments
Bill Filing Deadline Brings Flurry of Proposed Health Care Legislation

Bill Filing Deadline Brings Flurry of Proposed Health Care Legislation

Senators filed more than 300 bills this week as they bumped up against their filing deadline. By Rose Hoban Everyone has deadlines:..

March 27, 2015
Rural Hospitals, One of the Cornerstones of Small-town Life, Face Increasing Pressure

Rural Hospitals, One of the Cornerstones of Small-town Life, Face Increasing Pressure

Guy Gugliotta Kaiser Health News Despite residents’ concerns and a continuing need for services, the 25-bed hospital that served this..

March 23, 2015
An Evening of Community Care

An Evening of Community Care

A rural Western North Carolina clinic offers care to those who’ve ‘fallen through the cracks in the system.’ By Taylor Sisk Monday..

March 23, 2015
New Bill Seeks to Eliminate Vaccination Exemptions

New Bill Seeks to Eliminate Vaccination Exemptions

A bipartisan group of senators wants to tighten the rules around granting exemptions from vaccination. By Rose Hoban In the wake of dozens..

March 20, 2015
Steps Forward, Back for NC Children’s Health

Steps Forward, Back for NC Children’s Health

This year’s Child Health Report Card finds improvement in many health indicators, but poverty-related problems impede improvement for..

March 10, 2015
McCrory’s $21.5 Billion Budget Holds Health Care Spending Mostly Steady

McCrory’s $21.5 Billion Budget Holds Health Care Spending Mostly Steady

Budget season begins with Gov. Pat McCrory’s $21.5 billion proposal. By Rose Hoban In the coming year, Gov. Pat McCrory said he would..

March 6, 2015
NC Docs Face Retroactive Medicaid Rate Cut

NC Docs Face Retroactive Medicaid Rate Cut

Last year’s budget called for reduced reimbursement for physicians providing Medicaid. But the cuts have not been effective –..

March 3, 2015
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