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Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

As lawmakers consider making changes to the state’s Medicaid program, legislators are staking out familiar positions from the past..

October 24, 2014 with 0 Comments
DHHS Officials Update on Ebola Prep – Oct 22 – Storify

DHHS Officials Update on Ebola Prep – Oct 22 – Storify

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October 22, 2014 with 0 Comments
A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

For one of the only pediatric providers in Hertford County, providing care to an underserved rural population is the dream. But the..

October 21, 2014 with 7 Comments
Lawmakers: We’ll Support Improvements to Medical Examiner System

Lawmakers: We’ll Support Improvements to Medical Examiner System

After years of underfunding and a series of scathing articles about faults in North Carolina’s death reporting system, a legislative..

October 15, 2014 with 0 Comments
State Officials Emphasize Local Ebola Readiness, Training

State Officials Emphasize Local Ebola Readiness, Training

Officials seek to reassure people in North Carolina that they’re prepared to respond if Ebola comes to the state. By Rose Hoban State..

October 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
NC State Campaign Aims to Educate Public About Car Pollution, Health Effects

NC State Campaign Aims to Educate Public About Car Pollution, Health Effects

Get out of cars and onto buses and bikes, say health officials, if you want to beat any number of heath problems… while changing the..

October 10, 2014
Lawmakers Get a Long Look at Other States’ Medicaid Programs

Lawmakers Get a Long Look at Other States’ Medicaid Programs

As they contemplate reforming and reorganizing North Carolina’s Medicaid program, lawmakers are looking for examples from other..

October 7, 2014
Infant Mortality Rate Hits Historic Low

Infant Mortality Rate Hits Historic Low

Advocates express satisfaction at the improvement, but warn that efforts need to continue to keep trend continuing. By Rose Hoban Fewer..

October 1, 2014
Lawmakers Address Need for Improvement in Medical Examiner System

Lawmakers Address Need for Improvement in Medical Examiner System

After a damning investigation in the Charlotte Observer, lawmakers address lacks in the state’s system for examining deaths. By Rose..

September 30, 2014
Lawmakers Contemplate Overhaul of State Medicaid Department

Lawmakers Contemplate Overhaul of State Medicaid Department

In the first of a series of meetings during this legislative interim, lawmakers started considering a radical overhaul of the program that..

September 25, 2014
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