JailPrison
21 hours ago
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NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraud

Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will spend 18 months in prison after bilking Medicaid and Medicare with inflated bills for patient care he didn't perform.
Medicaid
3 weeks ago
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Medicaid reform public hearing Wednesday in Wilmington

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing in Wilmington on Wednesday to get feedback from citizens and other stakeholders on the draft N.C. Medicaid Reform plan.
Gov. Pat McCrory announces budget priorities at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh on April 11, 2016. (Photo: WTVD)
3 weeks ago
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McCrory proposes $50M for health programs, elderly, children

Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd like to see more taxpayer spending on mental health, the elderly and children.
Medicaid Money
4 weeks ago
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Audit puts cost on Medicaid overpayments at $835M last year

An annual compliance audit again has found North Carolina's Medicaid program is mistakenly overpaying some doctors and hospitals. This time, state auditors projected the program-wide cost of these errors at $835 million.
Medicaid
6 months ago
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Medicaid expansion supporters attempt ‘die-in’ at Capitol

Civil rights and health care advocates say decisions by Governor Pat McCrory and the Republican legislature to block Medicaid expansion in North Carolina mean the uninsured are needlessly sick and have died.
Medicaid Money
7 months ago
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Report: Many companies getting state funds don’t pay workers

A review by a Raleigh newspaper shows that more than a dozen companies who receive state Medicaid funds have failed to properly pay employees.
General Assembly
7 months ago
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In wee hours, North Carolina legislators wrap up long year

The General Assembly has officially completed this year's work session after more than eight months on the job.
Medicaid Money
7 months ago
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Medicaid overhaul in North Carolina now officially law

Gov. Pat McCrory says his signature on far-reaching Medicaid legislation is just the beginning of a years-long process to transform the health care program that serves more than one in six North Carolina residents.
Medicaid Money
7 months ago
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Framework for changing Medicaid patient billing close to law

Legislation designed to change how North Carolina government bills Medicaid patient treatment is close to becoming law.
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8 months ago
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Bonds, primaries, Medicaid addressed before adjournment

North Carolina lawmakers look to be on a glide path to adjourn this year's extended session by Sept. 30 since three months of intense negotiations have ended with a final budget law signed by Gov. Pat McCrory.