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Employer Costs Increases for Health Insurance Remain Low in 2015

Employer Costs Increases for Health Insurance Remain Low in 2015

For the third straight year, increases in health-insurance premiums for employers stayed below 4 percent. Southern employers contributed..

July 15, 2016
Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Improve Outcomes in NC Health Markets

Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Improve Outcomes in NC Health Markets

The report is only produced every four years and examines markets in the entire U.S. By Rose Hoban The performance of some health systems..

July 14, 2016
Report: N.C. Children Are Healthier and Graduating, but Face More Poverty

Report: N.C. Children Are Healthier and Graduating, but Face More Poverty

Children in North Carolina make improvements in health and education, but continue to face significant financial barriers to well-being. By..

June 22, 2016
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
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
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