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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.

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."

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.

Obama will allow old insurance plans

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.

McCrory opposes state run health exchange

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he does not think the state is ready to run health exchanges called for in the Affordable Care Act.

New nutrition labels could come at high price for stores

videoThe Food and Drug Administration is proposing a rule requiring stores to label prepared, unpackaged foods with nutritional information, and if they don't follow the rules, they could face jail time. But the software to test these foods could be pricy. Even so, some businesses are on board.

NC Medicaid’s management criticized in new audit

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he is withholding judgment on whether the state should expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act until his administration can fix serious mismanagement within the program.

NC to build state-federal online insurance market

North Carolina's version of a new one-stop shop to help people buy affordable health insurance will be run partly by the state and partly by the federal government.

NC isn’t set on Medicaid changes in US health law

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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