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Removing Barriers to Virtual Doctor Visits

Removing Barriers to Virtual Doctor Visits

In the digital age, telehealth should be a no-brainer. But barriers have slowed adoption by doctors and patients. Telehealth enthusiasts..

July 2, 2015 with 0 Comments
Finish Line in Sight for Autism Insurance Bill

Finish Line in Sight for Autism Insurance Bill

After years of frustration, autism advocates are poised to get an insurance bill through the General Assembly. By Rose Hoban After years of..

July 1, 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
Supreme Court Decision on Insurance Subsidies Means Little Will Change in N.C.

Supreme Court Decision on Insurance Subsidies Means Little Will Change in N.C.

The Supreme Court upholds tax credits to purchase Obamacare insurance. The decision means little will change in North Carolina. By Rose..

June 25, 2015 with 1 Comment
Governor Signs Bill Limiting Environmental Reviews

Governor Signs Bill Limiting Environmental Reviews

By Gabe Rivin Under a new law, state agencies must limit their reviews of projects that can impact the environment and the public’s..

June 25, 2015 with 0 Comments
Uncertainty Hangs Over Providers As They Work to Improve Care

Uncertainty Hangs Over Providers As They Work to Improve Care

Health care providers gather to swap ideas about how to better integrate mental and physical health care, but they’re doing it in the..

June 24, 2015 with 1 Comment
NCGA Budgets Make Cuts in Biotech Funding

NCGA Budgets Make Cuts in Biotech Funding

Cuts in both the House and Senate budgets have members of the biotechnology industry concerned. By Rose Hoban Driving through Research..

June 22, 2015
Driver’s Ed Funds Eliminated in Senate Budget

Driver’s Ed Funds Eliminated in Senate Budget

By Rachel Herzog Updated June 21, 2015 North Carolina teens could end up hitting the road with less driving knowledge under their seat..

June 18, 2015
Who Stands to Lose Insurance Premiums in the King v. Burwell Case?

Who Stands to Lose Insurance Premiums in the King v. Burwell Case?

By Rose Hoban Sometime later this month, the Supreme Court will be ruling on a case that few people have noticed but that could affect..

June 16, 2015
NCGA Senate Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

NCGA Senate Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

The budgets of the two chambers of the N.C. General Assembly are a study in contrasts, especially when it comes to funding Health and Human..

June 16, 2015
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