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NCHA Statement on General Assembly passing state budget enacting Medicaid expansion

Raleigh, NC – September 22, 2023 — The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) thanks the House and Senate for passing a budget that includes Medicaid expansion. Medicaid coverage will allow 600,000 working North Carolinians access to regular, preventive care, reducing emergency department visits, and

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North Carolina Healthcare Association thanks Sen. Thom Tillis for Signing on to 340B Letter  

Cary, NC – Sept. 17, 2020 – Hospitals and health systems in North Carolina are devoted to improving the health of their patients and communities, including by supporting the 340B drug savings program which allows eligible hospitals serving vulnerable communities to stretch scarce

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Capstone Health Alliance announces partnership with NCHA Strategic Partners

Capstone Health Alliance (Fletcher, NC) announced a new partnership with NCHA Strategic Partners (NCHASP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA). The partnership will provide members of both organizations access to strategic agreements and an array of business partners. Capstone

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Letter to Governor Cooper requesting a shelter-in-place directive

NCHA sent a letter on behalf of North Carolina’s hospitals and health systems to Gov. Cooper requesting a shelter-in-place directive or a stay-at-home order to change the trajectory of cases and impact the spread of the virus in NC. March 23, 2020 The

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Taking Care of Patients, Come Hurricanes or High Water

In September 2018, Hurricane Florence hit eastern North Carolina. Flooding, power outages and days of rain caused billions of dollars in damage. As many communities struggled to hold on, hospitals across the central and eastern regions of the state had their own mission

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North Carolina Hospitals Respond to State Health Plan Announcement

We are pleased to see this positive step forward for the benefit of North Carolina teachers, state employees and retirees. While the specific benefit design for this plan has yet to be seen, this move will help maintain access to in-network care for

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Hospital Leaders Condemn Employee Union for Personal Attacks

Earlier this week, an organization funded by the State Employees Association of North Carolina launched a website and television commercial personally attacking North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) Board Chair Dr. Mike Waldrum, who has been a vocal champion for his community. Dr. Waldrum,

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NCHA Statement on Revised State Health Plan Proposal

Regarding the North Carolina State Treasurer’s announcement yesterday that he will further alter the State Health Plan in an effort to lure more hospitals, decisions about whether or not to opt-in to the Treasurer’s new offer remain up to individual hospitals and health

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Cherokee Indian Hospital Director of Quality Featured in COSMOS Magazine

Cherokee Indian Hospital Director of Quality Featured in COSMOS Magazine COSMOS Compliance Universe magazine interviewed Teri L. Morris, RN BSN CHC-F, Director of Quality/Patient Safety at Cherokee Indian Hospital, to get some insight into the hospital’s successful compliance program for its May 2019

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North Carolina Population Health Collaborative

The North Carolina Population Health Collaborative is comprised of representatives of existing North Carolina Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and aspiring ACO participants and partners. The collaborative provides an opportunity for emerging and developing ACOs to share experiences and ideas about transitioning to accountable, value-driven, healthcare

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