RALEIGH — As the Obamacare individual marketplace bleeds unsubsidized enrollees, Blue Cross N.C. is looking to reverse a surge of earlier premium increases.

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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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SOUTHERN PINES — Integrated Hemp Solutions, a physician-led company that provides hemp-related medical products to the public, announced (Thursday) the hiring of Gray Mills to the role of chief operating officer. 

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CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw recently recognized 21 area teens for their participation in the 2019 Summer Teen Volunteer Program. A closing ceremony was held on Aug. 1 at the hospital for the teens and their parents.

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PEMBROKE — Losing her grandmother to colon cancer on Christmas Day 2014 compelled Jada Jacobs to pursue a career in medicine. 

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RALEIGH — Small businesses struggling with health-care costs could gain new bargaining power with insurers, after a controversial bill passed the House, 82-32.

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The North Carolina Department of State Treasurer is responsible for providing health care coverage to more than 720,000 teachers, active and retired state employees and their dependents through the State Health Plan. In the Richmond Observer’s coverage area there are nearly 108,000 members on the Plan.

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RALEIGH — A years-long push to expand competition in the health-care industry passed the Senate Health Committee Monday and soon may reach the Senate floor.

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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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Although policymakers sometimes portray increasing access and reducing cost as separate objectives for health care reform, the two are closely related. When North Carolinians lack immediate access to primary care or mental health services, they bear the cost either of waiting for an appointment or of traveling long distances to get the care they need.

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