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Health
6:38 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Outreach is Key as ACA Deadline Approaches

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Health care navigators and providers are reaching out to the public as the March 31 deadline for the state Health Exchange approaches. North Carolinians who are uninsured must enroll through the Health Insurance Marketplace by the end of next month. 

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Health
10:31 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Families USA: 71% of Individual Health Care Market Eligible for Subsidies

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A study released last week by Families USA claims that less than one percent of those with individual health coverage are likely to lose their current insurance. 

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Health
12:10 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

State Expedites 2014 Health Insurance Rates to Stave Off Cancelations

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State Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin is taking steps to reduce the number of health insurance cancelations as a result of the Affordable Care Act. More than 473,000 North Carolinians have received notice from their insurance companies that their plans have been terminated. Goodwin announced last week an expedited review for insurers to speed up the 2014 rates.

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Business
7:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Triad Business Roundup: Health, Housing and Handshakes

Insurance companies are also trying to cope with delays in federal healthcare exchanges rollout.
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  This week's business report is a roundup of several topics.  Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin to discuss Obamacare, housing markets and regional cooperation.  

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Health Care
12:06 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Decisions Small Businesses Need to Make as Healthcare Exchanges Begin

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More than 850-thousand North Carolinians are estimated to either have no health insurance or to be under-insured.  That is expected to change as of January 1st, when the main part of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, goes into effect.  Plan outlines have already been released by health insurance companies so individuals can begin their research, and next month they can begin applying for the plan they prefer.  Business Journal contributing writer

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