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HealthCare.gov enrollment closer to 8.7 million; 519,803 in NC

More than 8.7 million people selected a 2018 health plan (519,803 in North Carolina), or were automatically re-enrolled in a plan, during open enrollment at HealthCare.gov, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported last week. The report updates the agency’s previous estimate,

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Time to comment on behavioral health rules

In accordance with the Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules process, the NC Department of Health & Human Services/Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services have posted rules for comment that address: Procedures by which 24-hour facilities may be

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Congress returns to Washington

Congress returns to Washington to complete their work on the budget that was extended in December to mid-January. Also in the mix is the need to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program and various Medicare extenders for what likely will be five years.

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NC General Assembly returns for special session

The NC General Assembly comes back to town Monday, January 8, to begin what could end up being a month of intermittent sessions. The Committee on Access to Healthcare in Rural North Carolina will meet Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. The agenda has

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NCHA is now the North Carolina Healthcare Association

As of Jan. 1, the North Carolina Hospital Association (NCHA) has changed its name and brand to the North Carolina Healthcare Association: Uniting hospitals, health systems and care providers for healthier communities. The decision came after a year-long discernment process, during which we

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NCHA is now the North Carolina Healthcare Association

As of Jan. 1, the North Carolina Hospital Association (NCHA) has changed its name and brand to the North Carolina Healthcare Association: Uniting hospitals, health systems and care providers for healthier communities. The decision came after a year-long discernment process, during which we

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NCHA partners with emergency physicians, pharmacists on opioid management guidelines

In 2016, North Carolina’s emergency departments treated more than 4,100 opioid overdoses, an average of 11 per day.  As part of its ongoing commitment to help address the behavioral health crisis in our state, NCHA convened front-line providers to develop new guidelines to

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