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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday signed a Medicaid transformation bill that ends years of wrangling with legislators over the issue.

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RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper Proclaimed June 15, 2020, Healthcare Heroes Day to recognize the daily heroic sacrifices made by healthcare professionals, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH — Doctors who fled the health insurance system to offer transparent prices and more personal care got a boost from state lawmakers. 

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RALEIGH — A Senate committee passed protection for direct primary care providers and discussed regulatory reforms to prepare hospitals and other health care workers for the second wave of the coronavirus.

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PINEHURST—From a young age, Alicia Libby, PA-C knew she wanted to practice medicine. The newest addition to FirstHealth Cancer Services and Pinehurst Medical Clinic, she is enthused to bring her experience and passion to the Moore County team.

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RALEIGH — Due to COVID-19, many health care facilities in North Carolina, particularly long-term care facilities, are seeking to urgently hire staff for temporary, part-time or full-time roles. There is an urgent need for Registered Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants, among other roles to supplement current workers and in some cases fill in for workers affected by COVID-19.

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RALEIGH — Surgeon Wade Naziri offers his patients transparent, cash-based prices at his independent surgery center.

It’s a novel concept in an environment of rising costs and hidden prices.

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RALEIGH — The possibility of a Republican version of Medicaid expansion has died in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Legislators are looking at a controversial reform to lower patients’ medical bills for surgery in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Money is tight at N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

The department has been battling financial woes after the budget stalemate threw Medicaid transformation into chaos and sent the department scrambling to make the existing budget work for the upcoming fiscal year.

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