Obamacare

NC again near top for subsidized health plans
North Carolina is again one of the country's busiest states for consumers signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday nearly a quarter-million North Carolina residents signed up for the first time or re-enrolled in health plans in the first month of the latest sign-up period. That trails only Florida and Texas. Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:39am
Eagerness, anger at NC health coverage deadline
Efforts by the Obama administration and more than 100 North Carolina hospitals, community- and safety-net organizations to get people to sign up for subsidized private health insurance are reaching the end. Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:38pm
Health care website stumbles on last day
The Obama administration says a new technical problem briefly prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government's health insurance website. The new problem comes as traffic is surging on deadline day. Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:07pm
North Carolina: Top 5 for Obamacare Enrollment
North Carolina outstripped all but a handful of states during the first few months of health insurance enrollment established under the federal overhaul law. Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:33am
NC OKs higher rates to keep Blue Cross policies
North Carolina's insurance commissioner is clearing the state's largest health insurer to raise premiums by between 16 percent and 24 percent on policies that would have been canceled for failing to meet minimum requirements required by the new federal law. Tue, 11/26/2013 - 8:50pm
Hagan raising money with VP as GOP criticism rises
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is wrapping up a difficult week both defending and criticizing the health care overhaul with a return to North Carolina to raise money for her re-election campaign with help from Vice President Joe Biden. Fri, 11/15/2013 - 7:21pm
Hagan raising money with VP as GOP criticism rises
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is wrapping up a difficult week both defending and criticizing the health care overhaul with a return to North Carolina to raise money for her re-election campaign with help from Vice President Joe Biden. Fri, 11/15/2013 - 7:21pm
McIntyre crosses aisle, votes for GOP Obamacare reforms
The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare." Fri, 11/15/2013 - 7:15pm
Obama move on cancelled plans may touch 475K in NC
Some of the nearly 475,000 North Carolina residents whose health insurance policies were canceled by their companies for not meeting new federal coverage standards may get to keep the policies. Thu, 11/14/2013 - 6:12pm
Obama will allow old insurance plans
President 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. Thu, 11/14/2013 - 6:00pm