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Health Care Advocates Anxiously Await Details of Medicaid Budget or Cuts

Health Care Advocates Anxiously Await Details of Medicaid Budget or Cuts

After weeks of delay on a budget proposal in the North Carolina General Assembly, legislative leaders held a press conference Tuesday to..

July 29, 2014 with 4 Comments
Complicated Hospital Accounting Adds to Medicaid Uncertainty

Complicated Hospital Accounting Adds to Medicaid Uncertainty

As lawmakers argue over the future path of Medicaid, they point to uncertainty over the amount of money spent by hospitals participating in..

July 24, 2014 with 3 Comments
Medicaid Managed Care Outcomes Vary Across Country

Medicaid Managed Care Outcomes Vary Across Country

Members of the N.C. Senate say bringing managed care to run the state’s Medicaid system will save money and improve quality of care, but..

July 22, 2014 with 0 Comments
Advocates Push for Medicaid Breastfeeding Support Coverage

Advocates Push for Medicaid Breastfeeding Support Coverage

The North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force is pushing for an initiative to have Medicaid cover medical lactation support services. By..

July 18, 2014 with 2 Comments
Newest Medicaid Reform Plan Gets Tepid Reception

Newest Medicaid Reform Plan Gets Tepid Reception

Members of the Senate presented yet another version of a Medicaid reform plan Wednesday. They are expected to have more public-discussion..

July 17, 2014 with 4 Comments
Walking to D.C. to Save Belhaven Hospital

Walking to D.C. to Save Belhaven Hospital

What seemed to be a promising agreement between Vidant Health Systems, the NAACP and the town of Belhaven to keep Vidant Pungo hospital..

July 16, 2014
Budget Negotiators Move Closer on Medicaid

Budget Negotiators Move Closer on Medicaid

But advocates say under a new plan proposed by the Senate, thousands of vulnerable recipients would still be left out in the cold. By Rose..

July 15, 2014
Feds, State and County Officials Argue Over Medicaid Application Backlog

Feds, State and County Officials Argue Over Medicaid Application Backlog

Thirteen states, including North Carolina, have received letters from federal officials about their Medicaid application backlogs. The move..

July 15, 2014
House, Senate Begin to Come Together on Medicaid

House, Senate Begin to Come Together on Medicaid

After weeks of standoff, Wednesday’s joint budget conference committee meeting results in the two chambers of the state legislature..

July 3, 2014
Government Branches Tussle Over Medicaid Numbers

Government Branches Tussle Over Medicaid Numbers

A memo circulated to members of the General Assembly gives a glimpse of the conflict between different branches of state government over..

June 26, 2014
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