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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, and the State Health Plan announced today that the State Health Plan Board of Trustees approved the contract award for Pharmacy Benefit Management services. The estimated savings for the Plan under this new contract, as compared to the projected current contract, are $701.1 million.

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RALEIGH — Time is running out for North Carolina’s State Health Plan.

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RALEIGH — Diabetic state employees soon won’t have to swallow the rising cost of insulin.

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RALEIGH — During Sunshine Week — seven days highlighting the public’s right to know about what happens behind the government’s closed doors — much of North Carolina’s health care system remains in the shade.

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Wednesday, 05 February 2020 14:24

State treasurer warns against taking on new debts

RALEIGH — North Carolina should avoid borrowing billions, even though the state’s “credit card limit,” a recent study says, is more than $11 billion over the next decade.

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RALEIGH — With fiscal forecasts predicting the State Health Plan will go broke in four years, the N.C. treasurer is hatching new tactics to push hospitals into clear pricing.

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RALEIGH — State employees are no longer in immediate danger of paying out-of-network costs for their health care, but they may confront higher premiums and higher taxes later.

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RALEIGH — Hospitals have called the treasurer’s bluff. The deadline for hospital signups onto the State Health Plan expired Monday, yet the plan remains bereft of major hospital networks.

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RALEIGH — Roughly a week after State Treasurer Dale Folwell sweetened the State Health Plan, major hospitals don’t seem tempted by the treasurer’s latest carrot.

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