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RALEIGH — A measure that would require a healthcare facility to notify patients of any out-of-network care they receive is moving through the Senate. Senate Bill 505, comes amid patient complaints that an out-of-network provider would participate in their care, often without seeing the patient, resulting in a hefty surprise bill weeks later.

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RALEIGH—The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced it will issue an automated payment to thousands of eligible households to help with winter heating expenses via the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program. The automated payment will be issued beginning Dec. 1 and is designed to help eligible seniors and people with disabilities access winter heating assistance in a safe and socially distanced manner during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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RALEIGH — An executive order giving people a break on utility payments threw local governments across North Carolina into financial havoc.

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