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Medicaid Expansion Remains a Hot Issue at General Assembly

Medicaid Expansion Remains a Hot Issue at General Assembly

Three years after lawmakers rejected the possibility, Medicaid expansion continues to be a heated topic. By Minali Nigam With officials..

May 26, 2016 with 0 Comments
States Start to Let Pharmacists Prescribe Birth Control Pills

States Start to Let Pharmacists Prescribe Birth Control Pills

Some states are hoping that allowing pharmacists to prescribe and distribute the drugs will reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies. But..

February 19, 2016
A Voter’s Guide To The Health Law

A Voter’s Guide To The Health Law

By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Nearly six years after its enactment, the Affordable Care Act remains a hot-button issue in the..

February 10, 2016
Poll Shows Support for Expanded Medicaid Program

Poll Shows Support for Expanded Medicaid Program

By Rose Hoban Voters of every stripe believe the state should expand the Medicaid program to include those who are currently too poor to..

January 27, 2016
Despite Outreach, Many Uninsured Unaware of Deadlines

Despite Outreach, Many Uninsured Unaware of Deadlines

Even as deadlines pass, people without health insurance are not signing up. By Rose Hoban New data Thursday from the Kaiser Family..

December 18, 2015
Combing North Carolina’s Rural Counties in Search of the Uninsured

Combing North Carolina’s Rural Counties in Search of the Uninsured

North Carolinians are fanning out across the state to spread the word about Affordable Care Act eligibility. By Taylor Sisk Catherine..

December 17, 2015
State Advisory Committee Discusses Medicaid Transition, Expansion

State Advisory Committee Discusses Medicaid Transition, Expansion

Lawmakers might be gone from Raleigh, but discussions over what they did, and didn’t do, this session continue. The topic of Medicaid..

November 24, 2015
Many Uninsured Could Get Covered, Analysis Says

Many Uninsured Could Get Covered, Analysis Says

New data from the Kaiser Family Foundation examines who’s uninsured in North Carolina. By Rose Hoban As the new enrollment period for..

October 13, 2015
Rural Communities Hope Help is Coming for Their Hospitals

Rural Communities Hope Help is Coming for Their Hospitals

A newly introduced bill in Congress would extend a lifeline to rural hospitals. By Taylor Sisk Since January 2013, more rural hospitals..

October 6, 2015
Feds Send Money to N.C. to Help with Insurance Enrollment

Feds Send Money to N.C. to Help with Insurance Enrollment

Nov. 1 will be the beginning of the third enrollment period for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and enrollment advisers are..

September 3, 2015
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