• John Locke Update

    Association Health Plans Are About Choice

    posted August 21, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    From Medicaid expansion to the State Health Plan fight, health care issues in this legislative session have been in the spotlight. Now another policy issue seems to have attracted attention…
  • John Locke Update

    Should Congress Repeal the Cadillac Tax?

    posted August 1, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Employer-sponsored health insurance coverage is a unique feature of the American health care system. About 158 million individuals in the country under age 65 get their insurance through an…
  • John Locke Update

    Trump Administration Continues to Expand Health Care Choices

    posted July 9, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    In July 2017, the U.S. Senate had the opportunity to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare. John McCain’s famous thumbs-down “no” vote signaled the legislation’s death on the…
  • John Locke Update

    Update on Association Health Plans

    posted May 9, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    What are association health plans? Association health plans (AHP) are group health insurance plans sold through a business or trade association to its employer members. These plans have been…
  • John Locke Update

    Teacher Pay in North Carolina: Sweet Spots and Sour Notes

    posted April 9, 2019 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    In March, the National Education Association released teacher salary data from its upcoming “Rankings of the States 2018 and Estimates of School Statistics 2019” report. Republican lawmakers welcomed the news…
  • John Locke Update

    Health Care Expansion Act of 2019

    posted March 27, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    State Senators Krawiec, Bishop, and Hise filed an omnibus health care bill this week. Senate Bill 361 would increase access to care for North Carolinians in a variety of ways.
  • John Locke Update

    Bipartisan Support for Health Care Reforms Signals Progress

    posted March 20, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    “What specifics steps can Congress take to lower health care costs, incentivize care that improves patient health and outcomes of patients, and increase the ability for patients to access information…
  • John Locke Update

    The Battle Over North Carolina’s State Health Plan

    posted March 11, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Members of the North Carolina General Assembly will face tough decisions on important health care legislation in the current session. Many bills have already been introduced. For example, there have…

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