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Three Nonprofits to Share $2.8 Million for Health Insurance Navigators

Three Nonprofits to Share $2.8 Million for Health Insurance Navigators

As this year’s enrollment period for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act approaches, advocates are getting ready. By..

September 9, 2014 with 0 Comments
A Trailer, Electricity and a Nurse Practitioner Might be the Future of Primary Care in Rural Areas

A Trailer, Electricity and a Nurse Practitioner Might be the Future of Primary Care in Rural Areas

The sole health care provider in the community of Snow Camp operates out of a donated trailer from Sylvan Elementary School to meet the..

September 8, 2014 with 6 Comments
Hospitals Reconsider Charity for Patients Who Decline Health Coverage

Hospitals Reconsider Charity for Patients Who Decline Health Coverage

Some hospitals are denying charity care to people who are eligible to buy insurance but decline to do so. By Julie Appleby Kaiser Health..

August 28, 2014
Survey: Insurance Rates Lag in Health Law Holdout States

Survey: Insurance Rates Lag in Health Law Holdout States

By Eric Whitney Kaiser Health News A Gallup poll released Tuesday says that the Affordable Care Act is significantly increasing the number..

August 7, 2014
Community Homeless Clinic Connects ‘All the Little Pieces of the Puzzle’

Community Homeless Clinic Connects ‘All the Little Pieces of the Puzzle’

Lincoln Community Health Center’s Health Care for the Homeless Clinic in Durham focuses its wellness approach on a population that’s..

July 31, 2014
Hospital Executives Contemplate the Future Envisioned by the NC Senate

Hospital Executives Contemplate the Future Envisioned by the NC Senate

Senate budget writers make deep cuts to hospital reimbursements for providing Medicaid services, something hospital executives argue could..

June 18, 2014
Half Of Uninsured Not Planning On Getting Coverage, Poll Finds

Half Of Uninsured Not Planning On Getting Coverage, Poll Finds

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News With less than a week left for customers to apply for insurance through the health care marketplaces, a..

March 27, 2014
Why Insurers Cancel Policies, And What You Can Do When It Happens

Why Insurers Cancel Policies, And What You Can Do When It Happens

News that health insurers are ending the policies of what could be millions of Americans has rattled consumers and added to the debate over..

November 12, 2013
North Carolinians Continue to Lag Behind Nation on Insurance

North Carolinians Continue to Lag Behind Nation on Insurance

By Rose Hoban Five years after the economic downturn, North Carolina’s recovery continues to be slow: The state ranks in the top six..

September 24, 2013
NC Emergency Patients Twice as Likely to Have Mental Health Problems

NC Emergency Patients Twice as Likely to Have Mental Health Problems

Research published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention compared rates of people reporting to North Carolina’s emergency..

June 17, 2013
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