The N.C.Chamber is holding a conference this week to help North Carolina improve its weak record for health care — 33rd for its mix of high costs and weak patient outcomes, according to a United [...]
Tryon Medical Partners, the Charlotte area’s biggest independent physicians’ practice, says it signed a contract to join the North Carolina State Health Plan network. The move aligns the [...]
North Carolina’s hospitals remain strongly opposed to changes that would enable the State Health Plan to reduce the amount it pays for many hospital procedures for its 700,000 members. But [...]
Divisiveness, declining finances and flagging football fortunes marked Cecil Staton’s tenure as leader of eastern North Carolina’s most critical institution.
A hospital system CEO and North Carolina’s treasurer bicker over pricing, cost shifting and growth — with huge implications for eastern North Carolina.
Debates over tax policy, education funding and higher-education governance involve well-meaning people with widely divergent views.
By Edward Martin and David Mildenberg The public may soon get a revealing glimpse of the power of health care lobbying at the state capital, where more than 35 lobbyists are registered to serve [...]
Could improved clarity on health care costs spur a more competitive marketplace?