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RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D., today highlighted changes in federal law that make obtaining insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace more affordable and available to more than 100,000 additional people in the state.

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RALEIGH — A unanimous vote in the N.C. House means a "regulatory sandbox" bill is on its way to Gov. Roy Cooper. The new “sandbox” would waive certain obstacles for a trial period for fast-emerging financial and insurance products and services. 

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RALEIGH — A bill to establish a “regulatory sandbox” by waiving certain obstacles for a trial period for fast-emerging financial and insurance products and services is one step closer to becoming law. It cleared the Senate Commerce and Insurance Committee on Tuesday, Sep. 21.

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RALEIGH — The Senate is close to approving a trio of health care bills aimed at reducing costs and increasing transparency in the system.

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HAMLET — Many of Richmond County’s industries will see their insurance rates lowered following a favorable inspection by the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers are fighting to help small businesses afford health insurance, but they’re running out of time.

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RALEIGH — Pharmacist Darius Russell, owner of Russell’s Pharmacy and Shoppe in Durham, hopes to stop losing money on helping patients.

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RALEIGH — Brandon has three little girls, no job, and no health insurance.

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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 year ago, Debbie Townsend still hoped she could turn things around.

Her patients don’t know it, but she bleeds money filling many of their prescriptions. In a few weeks, she’ll lose the independent pharmacy she has run for the past 15 years.

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