How North Carolina Is Trying To Reshape Medicaid October 20, 2015 With legislation that passed last month, North Carolina is trying to build a hybrid managed care, accountable care model – with doctors, hospitals and insurance companies all sharing some risk. Advocates worry it could eclipse gains made by Medicaid in the state in the past.
No Ready-Made Rx For Rising Drug Costs October 19, 2015 Lawmakers, insurers and others have floated proposals to combat the spike in prescription drug prices, but will any of them gain traction?
In CO, Insurance Surges But Cost Still Concern September 16, 2015 A comprehensive statewide survey shows Colorado cut its uninsured rate in half, with one in five state residents on Medicaid. But out-of-pocket health expenses can still be hard for families to afford.
Spreading The Word: Obamacare and Native Americans September 8, 2015 Many Native Americans rely entirely on free care from the financially strapped Indian Health Service. Advocates say signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can broaden their choices.