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O'Connor discusses the high cost of health care with an emphasis on the cost of insuring employees of municipalities.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Mar 1992, p1-8, il
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367
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President Reagan has drastically slashed entitlement programs, which has caused significant reductions in North Carolina's Medicaid program. State legislators are now faced with finding new ways to fund health care and with bringing spiraling health care costs under control.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 4 Issue 4, Dec 1981, p42-48, il
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9659
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Illegal immigrants who are in North Carolina and who are uninsured for health care are straining already tight budgets in hospitals and threatening to erode the quality of care that hospitals can afford to provide.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 28 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p36-40, 42, 44, 46-47, il Periodical Website
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11059
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Dr. Jacob Koomen, North Carolina State Health Director and Secretary-Treasurer of the State Board of Health, discusses health care in North Carolina.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 3, Mar 1971, p42-43, 56, por
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14619
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Spencer comments on the state's insufficient standards of education and health for the children of North Carolina. In 1946, newborns were less likely to survive and their mothers more likely to die in childbirth than elsewhere in America. Education and recreational facilities were also lacking in the state when compared to national averages of the time. Blame is placed on lack of state government intervention to remedy these issues.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 25, Nov 1946, p3-4
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22565
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This article lists the best hospitals in North Carolina by outright best hospitals, patient picks, cutting-edge hospitals, and top-performing hospitals
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24150
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has a Chapel Hill-based company that provides coverage to over 660,000 people, making it the largest health care provider in North Carolina. The author presents the history of the insurance agency, as well as the positives and negatives of such a large domineering company.
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24160
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The author discusses the impacts of medial reform and Medicare on practitioners and the way primary care facilities are run today.
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24381
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The cost of health-care coverage is rising and many companies are foregoing group insurance policies, instead suggesting employees self-insure.
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24888
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As healthcare is necessary for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the question of whether health risks mean limited healthcare must be answered. Three groups are studied: those with chronic illnesses, high risk behaviors, or who fail to comply with recommended preventative health care practices.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 131, February 2002, p1-9, bibl, f
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24893
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The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System has found that there is a geography factor to consider when looking for health indicators. Health care access is varied across various counties and regions. Poorer areas had worse health care outcomes while the wealthiest areas had better health outcomes.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 137, Aug 2003, p1-7, bibl, f
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24905
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Jesse Cureton plans to make Novant Health a better form of medicine by focusing more on preventative care rather than expensive as-needed care. He planes to keep costs low with this new segregation of patients into three categories.
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25702
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Researchers at East Carolina University are exposing the complex connections between non-insulin dependent diabetes and obesity through procedures such as gastric bypass surgery.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1999, p22-27, il Periodical Website
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25882
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Jonathan Oberlander studies Medicare, Medicaid, and health policy at the state level. According to Oberlander, a national health care system has been difficult to establish because of interests, institutions, and ideology. He thinks we should establish state rather than federal health programs.
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27360
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The cost of health care is rising due to practices of consumers and the way the health care system is setup. Several Triangle area medical experts weigh in on the problems with the health care system and its rising costs.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 31, July 31- Aug. 6 1991, p11-12 Periodical Website