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The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down from 8 million reported earlier this year.

Despite modest rate hikes for workplace health insurance, employees are seeing out-of-pocket costs rise, new study shows.

Thirty health centers in North Carolina, including three in the Charlotte region, got a total of $7.3 million in federal grants to expand primary care.

When U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis talked in Wednesday’s debate about health care costs rising 11 percent, he was using data that has North Carolina officials and health care analysts baffled. No such numbers have been made public.

North Carolina taxpayers could spend more than $10 billion by 2022 to provide medical care for low-income residents of other states while getting nothing in return, a McClatchy Newspapers analysis shows.

North Carolina’s free dental clinics help thousands, but dentists say health reformers need to take a broader view.

Life changes, from losing a job to getting out of jail, can trigger eligibility for low-cost health insurance, and Affordable Care Act navigators are trying to let people know.

About 12,300 North Carolinians risk losing recently obtained health insurance unless they provide citizenship and immigration documents soon, the federal government said this week. That’s the sixth-highest total in the country.

The percentage of North Carolinians without health insurance dropped from 20.4 last year to 16.7 as of mid-2014, according to a new Gallup national survey.

Tuesday’s appeals court rulings on the Affordable Care Act “don’t change anything” for North Carolina, said Sorien Schmidt, state director of Get Covered America, a national campaign to educate uninsured consumers about the availability of health insurance through the 2010 law.


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