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14846
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The growth of the non-profit civic service organization, Hospital Saving Association, in North Carolina has been remarkable, as has the entire Blue Cross movement in the United States.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 48, Apr 1945, p16-20, f
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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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27006
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Over the course of a year, almost two million North Carolinians find themselves at risk of being unable to afford health care they need. The uninsured are disproportionately young, single, female and black. The state’s major response has been to participate in the federal Medicaid program, in which governments help underwrite medical care for the very poorest citizens.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Jan 26-Feb 28 1989, p7-9, por Periodical Website
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28047
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Friends with Benefits, a new nonprofit, was recently created to help local musicians get supplemental health insurance. After witnessing several Durham area musicians suffer major health scares without insurance, the group hopes to support 10 to 30 musicians in the first couple of years. The group hopes to have applications ready by next summer and will continue to throw benefits to raise money for the nonprofit.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 48, December 2010, p41-42 Periodical Website
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28318
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Lisa Sorg describes how important having health insurance was to her development as a child. President George W. Bush is currently threatening to veto a reauthorization and expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. Several North Carolina politicians have voted against the bill which would dramatically increase the number of uninsured children in the state. The effects of leaving children uninsured in the state and elsewhere are explored.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 40, October 2007, p3 Periodical Website
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29029
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According to the Congressional Budget Office, twenty-four million Americans will lose health insurance over the next decade. In North Carolina, individual-market premiums will rise over five-thousand dollars, the second highest increase in the country. Durham County provides a county-level map that compares subsidies and tax credits under the Affordable Care Act and the new American Health Care Act.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 17, May 2017, p6, il Periodical Website
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29092
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James Brigman, a pastor in Rockingham, North Carolina, is walking to Washington D.C. to deliver a message about the Senate’s proposal to cut Medicaid funds. Brigman has a daughter with a rare medical condition who relies on Medicaid for health insurance. The Medicaid cut would have a significant impact on about one-million children in North Carolina.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 26, July 2017, p8, por Periodical Website
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30487
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North Carolina’s largest health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, announced premium increases for next year. This applies to residents who buy health insurance on the individual market. Several factors contribute to the 2015 rate increases, including Affordable Care Act changes and the underlying growth in healthcare costs.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 93 Issue 4, Winter 2014, p50-51, por
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36283
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How businesses in North Carolina made the top one hundred list of best employers were offering benefits beyond paid vacations. As for these companies’ productivity, play didn’t generate a dearth of work. Survey results asserted a ninety-two percent engagement rate for these companies’ employees. Businesses such as nCino, Visionpoint Marketing, and N2 Publishing boasted perks such as free food, paid time off to volunteer, employees creating their own schedules, dogs allowed at work, and elder care assistance for employees.
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36300
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Employment benefits for the profiled North Carolina companies are not limited to traditional perks like vacation time and health plans. Businesses like Red Ventures, Alston and Bird, Senn Dunn Insurance, and nCino offer benefits such as video games at work, subsidized backup daycare, a paid day off for Christmas shopping, and weekly surf and paddleboard lessons.