Healthcare


Open enrollment through Healthcare.gov is open until Dec. 15. Image via Shutterstock
Need Health Insurance? The ACA Marketplace Is Now Open Until Dec. 15.

A lot has happened in the past 10 days—so much so that you may not realize that the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment season began on Nov. 1.

Parents and educators in Wake County are pushing back on a plan to reopen K-12 schools for the spring semester despite soaring coronavirus rates. (Image via Shutterstock)
A Local NC School Superintendent Talks Surviving COVID, In-person Learning, and Funding Shortfalls

‘Folks are in survival mode right now,’ says NC local school Superintendent of reopening in-person classes during coronavirus.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden listens as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addresses the media about the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Justices Signal They Won’t Repeal ACA, Biden Promises to Expand Healthcare Access

"This doesn’t have to be a partisan issue, it’s a human issue,” Biden said. “It affects every single American family, we can’t subvert the growing consensus.”

NC Gov. Roy Cooper addresses coronavirus during a Nov. 5 media briefing. (Image via NC DPS)
‘Shaky Ground’: With COVID Numbers Rising, Cooper Urging Safety Over Thanksgiving

NC officials like Roy Cooper and Mandy Cohen are warning of a new peak in coronavirus cases in the state as Thanksgiving approaches.

The Halley family, Gabby with son Charlie, 11-months, and Taylor with daughter, Lucas, when they voted in this election. (Photo courtesy of Gabby Halley)
This NC Mom and Her Family Lost Health Insurance During COVID-19

Many lost health insurance in NC in recent months, as the US Supreme Court hears a case Tuesday that could upend the way the Affordable Care Act works.

The public health crisis has challenged NC's already stretched health care system. (Image via Tempura/GettyImages.)
Commentary: Healthcare Workers Need Biden in Charge

The Trump Administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been a disaster, these two experienced NC nurses say.

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses members of the media in North Carolina in October. Harris made the closing arguments for the Biden/Harris campaign in eastern NC Sunday, Nov. 1. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Riding With Kamala Harris: Inside the Biden Campaign’s Closing Arguments in Eastern NC

Why eastern NC, the place where I'm from, plays host to Kamala Harris' final points on income inequality, healthcare, and racial injustice.