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Medicare Slow To Adopt Telemedicine Due To Cost Concerns

Medicare Slow To Adopt Telemedicine Due To Cost Concerns

By Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News Donna Miles didn’t feel like getting dressed and driving to her physician’s office or to a..

July 2, 2015 with 0 Comments
Making the Case for Aging in Place

Making the Case for Aging in Place

North Carolina’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly looks to expand into rural areas. State government has applied the brakes...

June 30, 2015 with 2 Comments
UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

This year’s bill bears a strong resemblance to House bills proposed during the last legislative session. The Senate’s plan is expected..

June 11, 2015
Hospital Execs Make Their Case to Lawmakers

Hospital Execs Make Their Case to Lawmakers

Hospital executives returned to the General Assembly Tuesday to walk the halls and promote their plan for reforming Medicaid. By Rose Hoban..

May 20, 2015
Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Republican lawmakers are reconsidering some of the measures passed under tax reform in 2013. By Rose Hoban When Leila Hamilton retired from..

May 19, 2015
Hundreds of Hospitals Struggle to Improve Patient Satisfaction

Hundreds of Hospitals Struggle to Improve Patient Satisfaction

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News Lillie Robinson came to Rowan Medical Center for surgery on her left foot. She expected to be in and out..

May 12, 2015
Coalition Hopes to Amp Up Push for Health Care Transparency

Coalition Hopes to Amp Up Push for Health Care Transparency

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News As consumers increasingly are being asked to pay a larger share of their health bills, a coalition of..

April 21, 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
Hatch Vows To Dismantle Health Law But Predicts Bipartisan Success On Other Issues

Hatch Vows To Dismantle Health Law But Predicts Bipartisan Success On Other Issues

By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News While Republicans cannot expect a full repeal of the health law while President Barack Obama remains..

January 23, 2015
Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

As North Carolina lawmakers consider requiring Medicaid providers to be part of accountable care organizations, they can look to some of..

November 4, 2014
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