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Employed White Southerners Most Likely to Lose Coverage in Supreme Court Case

Employed White Southerners Most Likely to Lose Coverage in Supreme Court Case

Gov. Pat McCrory has said he is reluctant to talk about expanding Medicaid until the Supreme Court issues a decision on the King v. Burwell..

February 24, 2015 with 1 Comment
Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Without adequate funds, group homes for people with mental health and developmental disabilities are at risk of closure. By Rose Hoban..

February 23, 2015 with 2 Comments
Hospitals Gear Up for Legislative Push

Hospitals Gear Up for Legislative Push

As the General Assembly gets off to a start, hospital officials and lobbyists are planning how to get their message heard by lawmakers. By..

February 19, 2015 with 1 Comment
After Media Attention, Ahoskie Doc Gets Help

After Media Attention, Ahoskie Doc Gets Help

When the state rolled out new software to track Medicaid treatment and payments, some physician practices went months without getting..

February 16, 2015 with 0 Comments
McCrory Hedges on Medicaid Expansion, Supports Reform in State of the State Speech

McCrory Hedges on Medicaid Expansion, Supports Reform in State of the State Speech

February 5, 2015
Latinos Face Significant Barriers to Signing Up for Health Insurance

Latinos Face Significant Barriers to Signing Up for Health Insurance

Many Latinos find themselves caught between immigration policies and health-insurance rules that make it difficult to sign up for coverage..

January 28, 2015
Annual Mental Health Breakfast Assembles Advocates, Service Providers and Elected Officials

Annual Mental Health Breakfast Assembles Advocates, Service Providers and Elected Officials

Medicaid expansion and reform is a topic of spirited discussion at the mental health care community’s annual gathering in Chapel Hill. By..

January 27, 2015
Local Health Directors Eye Future Warily

Local Health Directors Eye Future Warily

In a time of constant change and budget cuts, directors of North Carolina’s local health departments ponder how they’ll maintain public..

January 26, 2015
Medicaid Pay Hike Opened Doors for Patients, Study Finds

Medicaid Pay Hike Opened Doors for Patients, Study Finds

With passage of the Affordable Care Act, primary care physicians received extra dollars to treat Medicaid patients – dollars that ran..

January 23, 2015
School-based Telehealth: A New Approach to Improved Outcomes in Rural NC Counties

School-based Telehealth: A New Approach to Improved Outcomes in Rural NC Counties

The Center for Rural Health Innovation reaches out to students via teleconference in three Western North Carolina counties. By Taylor Sisk..

January 21, 2015
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