RALEIGH — Uninsured small businesses in North Carolina could find another avenue toward getting health care via a bill on Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk.

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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Fowell has sweetened a deal for hospitals to sign on to his Clear Pricing Project.

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RALEIGH — Republican senators are making one last push to ease anti-competitive health-care laws before the legislative session ends.

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RALEIGH — While North Carolina continues to seek ways to fill medical provider voids across the state, government regulations block one partial solution.

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In a standoff pitting patients and taxpayers against the powerful state hospital lobby, a majority of your representatives in the N.C. House voted against your interests this week. 

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RALEIGH — A plan by State Treasurer Dale Folwell to reform the nearly insolvent State Health Plan faces legislative pushback, prodded by hospitals and large medical providers. Folwell has no plan to abandon the reforms, which actuaries say would prevent the plan from going broke within four years.

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Monday, 21 January 2019 14:24

COLUMN: Democrats may help GOP in 2020

The promise of “Medicare for All” polls well. But if Democrats endorse the concept in large numbers, and make it or some other large-scale expansion of government health plans a centerpiece of the party’s brand going into the 2020 election cycle, Republicans will be among the prime beneficiaries.

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