Health Care
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Obama will allow old insurance plans
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 1:00pm.

videoPresident Barack Obama says he hears Americans who are upset about losing their health insurance "loud and clear" and is offering a fix. Obama on Thursday announced that insurance companies can keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be cancelled.

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As health costs soar, medical tourism offering options abroad
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 3:14pm.

video Nearly one million Americans are now traveling abroad for medical procedures. Some insurance companies are now giving patients the option to go out of the country to get more affordable health care. The new phenomenon of medical tourism is something already happening all around you, proving that American healthcare cost are some of the highest in the world.

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Sen. Hagan seeks enrollment, penalty delays
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 12:49pm.

North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan wants the Obama administration to delay by two months the period in which individuals can sign up for health insurance through the new government website and when financial penalties begin for those remaining uninsured.

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Obama addresses widespread health care problems
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:13am.

President Barack Obama is acknowledging his health care law's rollout "hasn't worked as smoothly as it's supposed to work."

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Healthcare collaboration aimed at helping patients
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 09/13/2013 - 3:21pm.

A new partnership in southeastern North Carolina will make it easier for physicians to share information they say will improve patient care.

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McCrory signs health care, NC employee bill
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/21/2013 - 12:03pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says a new law will help North Carolina consumers make better health care decisions and help his administration run state government more effectively.

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CFCC students on path to success
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 9:44pm.

video What’s better than graduating from college? Many students at Cape Fear Community College say it’s having a job when you’re finished.

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NC rushes on deadline for online insurance market
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 1:13pm.

North Carolina officials are rushing ahead of a looming deadline on how to create a new one-stop online shop to help people buy affordable health insurance.

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Sebelius announces nursing grant in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 2:27pm.

US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is announcing a $200 million grant to train advanced practice registered nurses.

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