Tuesday, August 31, 2010

News: NC Panel Analyzes Health Care Reform

The Daily Tar Heel has an interesting article regarding health care reform and how North Carolina is preparing for the changes. Here is part of the article and a link to read on.

N.C. panel analyzes health care reform
Will localize national policy changes

By JESSICA SEAMAN | The Daily Tar Heel

President Barack Obama might have succeeded in passing comprehensive health care reform last spring, but actually implementing the hundreds of pages in legislation is a daunting task that the state is preparing to tackle.

Even though most of the laws don’t go into effect until 2014, North Carolina has formed a panel of health care experts to make sure the transition to the new law is as smooth as possible.

The panel, which began meeting this month, will make recommendations not only to Gov. Bev Perdue but also to the N.C. General Assembly and executive branches on how best to adjust to the new laws.

Read More: Daily Tarheel.

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