Civitas Review

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    Oct
    22

    Not Exactly an Apology

    Posted in Healthcare By Melissa Barnes | Tagged , ,

    What many expected to be an apology on Monday turned into more of a campaign stop for President Barack Obama. The President stood in the Rose Garden and addressed some 100 people who were clearly supporters of this administration. The expectation from many in the press was that this speech was going to be an […]

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    Oct
    22

    Gov. McCrory: NC May be Forced to Expand Medicaid

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Gov. McCrory yesterday gave a talk hosted by the Heritage Foundation, and among the topics he addressed was Medicaid expansion. As most of you will recall, North Carolina refused to expand its Medicaid program as offered under the Unaffordable Care Act. In his remarks yesterday, however, McCrory suggested that North Carolina may be forced to expand […]

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    Sep
    27

    Young People May Get Sticker Shock from Obamacare Exchanges

    Posted in Healthcare By Melissa Barnes | Tagged , ,

    As a recent college graduate, the looming implementation of the Affordable Care Act, “ObamaCare”, quite frankly scares me. It is no secret that jobs are hard to come by these days, especially for those who are fresh out of college. Not only do we have to worry about finding a job in order to pay […]

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    Apr
    29

    The Unseen Victims of NC's CON Laws – Part 2

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Part 2 of the Civitas Institute's look at how North Carolina's Certificate of Need Laws is standing in the way of a much-needed assisted living facility in Beaufort County is now up . In this video, Dr. William C. Padgett discusses the multiple benefits an appropriate assisting living facility would bring to his community. These benefits are […]

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    Apr
    17

    Update: Even More Bad News for Obamacare

    Posted in Healthcare By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    This just in: Obamacare Forecast: We All Pay More In a recently released report, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) estimates that the average medical-claims cost in the individual insurance market — the actual cost of treating a person — will increase by an average of 32 percent once Obamacare is fully implemented. Some states will […]