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A Medical Home on the Coast for Those With No Place to Go

A Medical Home on the Coast for Those With No Place to Go

Care for the uninsured on the Outer Banks comes in the form of a clinic that feels like home. By Jasmin Singh Bobbie Cutrell came back to..

April 13, 2015 with 0 Comments
As April 15 Approaches, Taxpayers Look to Avoid Insurance Penalties

As April 15 Approaches, Taxpayers Look to Avoid Insurance Penalties

People who’ve decided they don’t want to pay a tax penalty for lacking health insurance have some more chances to get help..

April 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
Rural Hospitals, One of the Cornerstones of Small-town Life, Face Increasing Pressure

Rural Hospitals, One of the Cornerstones of Small-town Life, Face Increasing Pressure

Guy Gugliotta Kaiser Health News Despite residents’ concerns and a continuing need for services, the 25-bed hospital that served this..

March 23, 2015
An Evening of Community Care

An Evening of Community Care

A rural Western North Carolina clinic offers care to those who’ve ‘fallen through the cracks in the system.’ By Taylor Sisk Monday..

March 23, 2015
Practicing Rural Health Care Right Here at Home

Practicing Rural Health Care Right Here at Home

A residency program in Hendersonville is preparing primary care physicians to live and work in the state’s rural areas. By Taylor Sisk..

March 5, 2015
Get on the Bus: A Doctor’s Office on Wheels

Get on the Bus: A Doctor’s Office on Wheels

In the heavily touristed communities of Dare County, many low-income workers get on the bus to see the doctor. By Jasmin Singh Sandy..

February 26, 2015
Government, Business Leaders Warming to Medicaid

Government, Business Leaders Warming to Medicaid

At an economic forum hosted by the North Carolina Bankers Association, one of the takeaway messages was that it’s time to expand the..

January 6, 2015
Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Haven’t thought about the health care law for a while? Now’s the time. By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News Passed in 2010, the..

November 20, 2014
Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

An Apex physician has decided to skip billing to insurance. He has patients pay him directly. By Jennifer Ferris MedPage Today/ North..

November 11, 2014
Performance Illuminates Black Men’s Views on Health Care

Performance Illuminates Black Men’s Views on Health Care

A new performance illuminates the health care disparities faced by African-American men in an extraordinary way. By Rose Hoban In North..

October 30, 2014
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