• John Locke Update

    Trump Administration Strengthens Health Savings Accounts

    posted September 3, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Health care legislation or health care reform often consists of new regulations or new restrictions on what a patient can do or how they access care. Whenever health care reform…
  • John Locke Update

    Is Medicaid Properly Helping Those in the Shadows?

    posted July 23, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Hubert Humphrey once said, “The ultimate moral test of any government is the way it treats three groups of its citizens. First, those in the dawn of life — our…
  • John Locke Update

    Telemedicine Regulations Do’s and Don’ts

    posted May 6, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Telemedicine and telehealth are two terms that are gaining notoriety in the health care field. The two terms are often used interchangeably. Depending on the context, however, they may refer…
  • John Locke Update

    Telemedicine Research Update

    posted December 13, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released a spending report showing that the rate of health care spending growth slowed for the second straight year. Good news,…
  • John Locke Update

    The Keys to Affordable Health Care

    posted September 27, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    The United States health care system is a unique, complex web of consumers, providers, and payers. And it is expensive. Health care spending in the United States has increased…
  • John Locke Update

    Improving Patient Care by Empowering Nurse Practitioners

    posted March 14, 2018 by Katherine Restrepo
    In North Carolina, nurse practitioners (NP) can’t treat patients unless they establish a collaborative practice agreement with a supervising doctor – a written contract that outlines patient management, prescribing authorities,…
  • John Locke Update

    Lawmakers Should Empower Nurse Practitioners

    posted February 15, 2018 by Katherine Restrepo
    North Carolina doesn’t have a doctor shortage. Doctors just aren’t choosing to practice medicine in sparsely populated towns. “The real problem is maldistribution,” says Dr. Erin Fraher, Director of…

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