Health Care Reform
NC isn't set on Medicaid changes in US health law
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 12:42pm.

While other Southern states already have drawn the line on the federal health care overhaul, North Carolina doesn't seem quite settled on whether to commit to insuring hundreds of thousands more people starting in 2014.

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Young adults react to health care law tax
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 9:37pm.

video One of the more popular parts of President Obama's health care law upheld by the Supreme Court Thursday is the measure allowing adults up until the age of 25 coverage under their parents plan. However, once they turn 26, young adults will be forced to buy their own insurance or be hit with a potentially big new tax.

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State leaders react to Supreme Court health care law decision
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:44pm.

President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a "victory for people all over the country" and will make their lives more secure. Meanwhile leaders across North Carolina are responding to the US Supreme Court's ruling upholding health care reform legislation.

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McIntyre, Rouzer both against health care law
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 3:37pm.

While divisions on the Supreme Court's ruling today on health care reform have typically been along party lines, southeastern North Carolina's incumbent Democrat in Congress and the Republican challenging him for his seat have similar views on the law and the court ruling.

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Local Republicans, Democrats have different view of health care ruling
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 3:09pm.

video The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutionality of health care reform law has triggered plenty of opinions here in Wilmington. Democrats view it as a victory, while Republicans don't quite see it that way.

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NC lawmakers won't act on part of US health reform
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 12:27pm.

North Carolina lawmakers have no plans to meet a deadline to create a new one-stop shop to help individuals and small businesses find affordable health insurance despite a landmark US Supreme Court ruling.

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Supreme Court upholds individual mandate in health care law
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 9:32am.

video The individual mandate survives. The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul -- ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty.

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Gov't advisers: Cover birth control for free
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 12:56pm.

A panel of health experts is calling on the government to require that insurance companies cover birth control for free as preventive care for women under President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

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US appeals court upholds Obama health care law
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 12:32pm.

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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