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    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.
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    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…
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    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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    Evaluating N.C.’s Proposed Small Business Health Care Act

    posted February 21, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    The newly elected members of the North Carolina General Assembly have hit the ground running in the legislative session. As such, a significant piece of health care legislation was introduced…
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    Lowering Health Care Spending Through Competitive Bidding

    posted February 18, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    It’s no secret that Americans pay more for health care than any other industrialized country in the world. In 2017, health care spending reached $3.5 trillion or roughly $10,739…
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    State Legislative Priorities: Association Health Plans

    posted February 7, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Given the legislative logjams created by a divided federal government, it’s safe to say that the chances of major health care reform in Congress are very low. Fortunately, the states…
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    The Success of Direct Primary Care in Union County

    posted January 28, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Direct primary care (DPC) is the Netflix of primary care. In exchange for a small monthly fee, patient members of the DPC clinic have around-the-clock access to the services that…
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    The Case Against Medicaid Expansion

    posted January 24, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Expanding Medicaid is a temporary, albeit insufficient, fix for the problems of high costs in the health care system. As a state, we should reject a program that has long…

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