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Kimberly Tonyan, newly insured through the Affordable Care Act, saw a doctor and got a diagnosis that would change life for her and her twin daughters.

From cancer screening to contraception, services touted as fully covered can bring out-of-pocket costs.

The Obama administration unveiled a new version of HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, with some improvements as well as at least one early mistake and a new challenge.

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.


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