Uncategorized

Better Health Care – Another promise of reform

The new health care law – more provisions of which go into effect today – isn’t only about making coverage more accessible and affordable. It’s also about making the health care we deliver better and more coordinated, especially for older adults who need help and people with chronic diseases. Provisions in the new law encourage states to shift more services to the community to keep people in their homes and give family caregivers the help they need. To explore these problems, last weekend we went and talked to Louise Gooche, a member of the amazing Durham Divas, about these issues at the Durham Alzheimer’s Memory Walk:

Check Also

Senator Richard Burr: Makes up his own facts about NC Medicaid in order to criticize it

North Carolina’s Senator Burr used to be a ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

When Gov. Roy Cooper visits Wilmington on Monday, it's unlikely that he will be greeted by the [...]

When Gov. Roy Cooper signed the Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention or STOP Act into law last month, [...]

Support for needy districts and key positions within North Carolina’s top public school agency may b [...]

Wilmington is bustling this summer. Downtown, horse-drawn carriages take tourists along the riverfro [...]

It’s not an original thought to point out that the Trump Administration is a larger version of what [...]

Why this is not “business as usual” and should not be condoned Sometimes all one can do is stand and [...]

5.0---percentage of overall state spending in the 2017-2018 budget passed by the General Assembly as [...]

The post A legislative addiction appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

Featured | Special Projects

NC Budget 2017
The maze of the NC Budget is complex. Follow the stories to follow the money.
Read more


NC Redistricting 2017
New map, new districts, new lawmakers. Here’s what you need to know about gerrymandering in NC.
Read more