Widespread Flu Outbreak on Pace to Break Record Numbers in NC
The holiday season may now be behind us, but influenza (flu) season in North America is just ramping up—and North Carolinians should take note.
Here’s How to Make the Most of NC’s Winter Wonderland
One of the greatest things about living in North Carolina is that the weather outside is rarely frightful. And the outdoor activities in the winter are so delightful!
Counting ‘em Down: The Top 10 Stories from the NCCFH Blog in 2018
As we ring in 2019, we’re so excited to continue our mission of shining a light on rising healthcare costs in North Carolina and are thrilled to have you joining us on that journey. But before we completely turn the page on last year, we wanted to reflect on the milestones and significant stories that were important to our cause in 2018.
Insurers and Other Groups Taking a Stand Against Surprise Medical Bills to Protect Patients
A coalition of nine groups, including insurers, businesses, and consumers, recently banded together to announce that they would be supporting federal legislation to protect patients from unexpected medical bills.
Taking Surprise Medical Bills To Court
By Julie Appleby for Kaiser Health News Some legal experts say contract law could provide consumers another avenue to challenge unexpected hospital bills.
Delaying Care a Healthcare Strategy for Three in 10 Americans
As part of the findings of its recently completed annual Health and Healthcare study, Gallup announced that about three in 10 Americans put off medical care in the last year in response to the cost associated with treatment.