Double Dipping: Could North Carolinians Be on the Hook for COVID-19 Testing Twice?
With recent COVID-19 spikes, the subject of testing – and more specifically who pays for it – has made its way back to the forefront of conversation.
NC Needs More Affordable Health Insurance Options, But Regulations Are Blocking Good Alternatives
It seems obvious, and only fair, that individuals and small businesses would have the same health insurance options as large companies. It’s true in most other states.
Gov. Cooper Signs Bipartisan Medicaid Transformation Into Law, Bringing Tax Savings and Health Improvements to NC
Governor Roy Cooper today signed a bipartisan bill to fund Medicaid transformation in North Carolina. The change will deliver hundreds of millions of dollars in savings to taxpayers and improve health outcomes of those on Medicaid.
BREAKING: Medicaid Transformation – and Millions in Taxpayer Savings – Approaches Finish Line
North Carolina is on the cusp of a major change to our health care system that will deliver millions of dollars in savings to taxpayers and improve the health of those on Medicaid.
North Carolina to Pause in Phase 2 of COVID-19 Reopening, Face Coverings Mandated
Governor Roy Cooper announced today that North Carolina will stay in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening process for three more weeks.
Medicaid Managed Care Will Save Money – So Why Hasn’t it Happened?
Back in 2015, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted legislation to move the state run Medicaid program from a fee-for-service model to a managed care model. Managed care is a value-based model – something we’ve talked about before – that basically restructures the financial incentives to the healthcare industry to reward positive health outcomes rather than simply providing more care.