Legislative Update for 02/20/17

The General Assembly 2017 long session picked up speed last week with floor votes by both the House and Senate and a variety of committee meetings.  One item already adopted by the House and given tentative approval by the Senate is a 25 percent reduction in the...

NC HealthConnex

The North Carolina state-operated health information exchange, called NC HealthConnex, is a secure electronic network that facilitates conversations between authorized health care providers by allowing them to access and share health-related information statewide....

Legislative Update for 02/13/17

This week the slower-than-normal pace of session began to pick up some steam, though committee meetings were few and only one bill passed its chamber. The ongoing court battle between Gov. Cooper and legislative leaders continued, with a three-judge Superior Court...

Legislative Update for 02/06/17

The legislature continued its slow start with no committee hearings, only a few bills being introduced, and no action taken yet on any legislation. Despite the lack of legislative progress, the Senate did announce its confirmation process for Gov. Cooper’s cabinet...