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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
NC Falls Behind on Disease Prevention Scorecard

NC Falls Behind on Disease Prevention Scorecard

A health-prevention report card shows that the state continues to fail in obesity and nutrition prevention, while the state’s..

February 12, 2015
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
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
Emerging Progress on State’s Mental Health Crisis System

Emerging Progress on State’s Mental Health Crisis System

According to advocates and officials at a meeting in Raleigh this week, North Carolina’s network of help for people in mental health..

January 22, 2015
Health Care Issues Loom Large at Outset of Legislative Session

Health Care Issues Loom Large at Outset of Legislative Session

While health care issues may not be the top priority in the short session, much remains unresolved. By Hyun Namkoong and Rose Hoban..

January 15, 2015
NC State-Community Care Partnership to Decrease Costs, Improve Patient Care

NC State-Community Care Partnership to Decrease Costs, Improve Patient Care

In the never-ending quest for lowered health care costs, Medicaid gets a hand from some industrial engineers. By Jen Ferris In the wake of..

January 15, 2015
Wos Says ACOs Must Be Legislative Session Priority

Wos Says ACOs Must Be Legislative Session Priority

At a forum this week, the state Secretary of Health and Human Services pushed providers to advocate for accountable care organizations to..

January 14, 2015
Medicaid Likely to Remain Sticking Point in Coming Legislative Session

Medicaid Likely to Remain Sticking Point in Coming Legislative Session

Deep differences between lawmakers remain on how to revamp the $13 billion program. By Hyun Namkoong If the end of last year’s..

January 12, 2015
Government, Business Leaders Warming to Medicaid

Government, Business Leaders Warming to Medicaid

At an economic forum hosted by the North Carolina Bankers Association, one of the takeaway messages was that it’s time to expand the..

January 6, 2015
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