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RALEIGH — To bear the burden of expanding Medicaid, states rely on Uncle Sam to pick up 90% of the costs. So far, the federal government hasn’t failed. But how sustainable is the Medicaid program, really?

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RALEIGH — The Republican version of Medicaid expansion will move to the House floor.

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 14:37

North Carolinians falling into health care coverage gap

RALEIGH — North Carolina doesn’t just have a health care gap. Large fissures riddle the system. 

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 14:29

N.C. hospital monopolies driving cost of health care

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s cities host some of the nation’s most monopolistic hospital markets.

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RALEIGH — The U.S. Supreme Court in 2012 made it optional for states to expand Medicaid, and several immediately signed on. A few resisted, including North Carolina, and have yet to pass an expansion bill. Still others opted for a more Republican-friendly expansion, encouraging competition among health insurers and personal responsibility among enrollees.

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RALEIGH — The overhaul of North Carolina’s Medicaid’s infrastructure is caught in the stand-off between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican legislature.

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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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