North Carolina health plan needs $1.2 billion
Raleigh News & Observer, February 4, 2009
The North Carolina health plan needs $1.2 billion over the next two years, and officials have said they will need a special appropriation of $300 million this fiscal year to keep the plan running. As lawmakers seek to shore up the plan, they face tough choices: Raise premiums, which are mostly covered by tax money; reduce health benefits; or both. The legislature could shift more insurance costs to employees or cut their medical benefits.
- Antibiotic Overuse a 'Huge Threat' to Patient Safety, Says CDC
- CFO Exchange: Smartphones Poised to Disrupt Healthcare, Says Topol
- Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
- 3 Traits Personality Assessments Can't Reveal
- PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity
- CHS Hacked, 4.5M Patient Records Compromised
- CFO Exchange: Healthcare Leaders Share 5 Innovative Ideas
- Business Roundup: M&A Activity Down Slightly in First Half of 2014
- Large Employers Trimming Healthcare Spending
- CNO on Hospital Redesign: 'You Can't Over-Communicate'