The Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank and advocacy group that supports Democrat politicians, estimated that more than 1.34 million North Carolinians could lose their health insurance in 2026 under the Better Care Reconciliation Act.
Cosmopolitan first published the story of Calla Hales, director of four abortion clinics in NC and Ga. She told a man she was dating where she worked. On their next date, she said, he raped her. Violence against abortion providers isn’t uncommon.
The Senate health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act is likely to cause millions of Americans to lose their Medicaid and private insurance marketplace coverage. The bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, or BCRA, also will make coverage more expensive for sicker, older and low-income individuals.
The remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage Trump fought for and embraced. They also seem to undercut efforts by Senate conservatives to impose restrictions in their chamber’s legislation, such as curbing the Medicaid health care program for the poor and limiting the services insurers must cover.
Senate Republicans got a broad outline Tuesday of their still-evolving legislation to replace Obamacare, as time dwindles and pressure mounts from President Donald Trump and the White House to put the contentious measure to a vote before the summer recess.
The ever-cautious Senate is trying to prove its not slow-walking the repeal of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. But that tact carries risks, including pushing up against a busy legislative calendar.
State mental hospitals can pay psychiatrists to work overnight and weekend shifts rather than make that work part of a regular schedule. The extra pay at Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro topped $2 million since 2012.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state’s largest health insurer, is proposing a 22.9 percent rate increase on Affordable Care Act plans in 2018, in what will be the fifth year of the federal health insurance mandate.
The Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public input session on Medicaid reform in Raleigh Tuesday. The state wants public comment as it moves health care for the poor and disabled to a system of private managed care.
VIDEO: UNC Rex Health Care is opening a $235 million heart hospital in Raleigh, the North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital. The eight-story, 306,000 square foot facility has 114 patient rooms where 50 heart and vascular specialists will do heart bypasses, vascular surgeries and stent insertions.
UNC Rex opens new heart center
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