Health insurance exchange http://wfae.org en UnitedHealthCare Will Offer Health Insurance On N.C. Exchange In 2015 http://wfae.org/post/unitedhealthcare-will-offer-health-insurance-nc-exchange-2015 <p>People looking to buy health insurance through the North Carolina exchange may soon have another company to choose from. UnitedHealthCare plans to offer federally-subsidized coverage in the state starting next year.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:03:42 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 54066 at http://wfae.org UnitedHealthCare Will Offer Health Insurance On N.C. Exchange In 2015 Obamacare Enrollment Was Too Old In NC, So Premiums Will Likely Rise http://wfae.org/post/obamacare-enrollment-was-too-old-nc-so-premiums-will-likely-rise <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">North Carolina's largest health insurance company says enrollment through the new exchange that's part of the Affordable Care Act missed expectations, and that means premiums on the exchange will likely rise.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 12:53:43 +0000 Michael Tomsic & Kevin Kniestedt 50595 at http://wfae.org Obamacare Enrollment Was Too Old In NC, So Premiums Will Likely Rise Obamacare Enrollment In Carolinas Misses White House Target For Young People http://wfae.org/post/obamacare-enrollment-carolinas-misses-white-house-target-young-people <p>In the Carolinas, the new health insurance exchanges that are part of the Affordable Care Act didn't sign up nearly as many young people as the White House had targeted. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released the final enrollment data for this year.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 21:19:09 +0000 Michael Tomsic 50125 at http://wfae.org Obamacare Enrollment In Carolinas Misses White House Target For Young People Two Young North Carolinians Navigate Healthcare.gov http://wfae.org/post/two-young-north-carolinians-navigate-healthcaregov <p>Tuesday is the final deadline for people to sign up for health insurance this year through healthcare.gov. The online exchange, or marketplace, is a signature part of the Affordable Care Act, and it's supposed to make shopping for health insurance as easy as shopping for other products online. Over the past six months, WFAE's Michael Tomsic has been meeting with two young North Carolinians as they tried to use the exchange. Here are their stories.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:29:11 +0000 Michael Tomsic 49019 at http://wfae.org Two Young North Carolinians Navigate Healthcare.gov Obamacare Enrollment Surges In December In Carolinas http://wfae.org/post/obamacare-enrollment-surges-december-carolinas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the Carolinas, there was a massive increase in enrollment last month in the federal health insurance marketplace or exchange that's part of the Affordable Care Act. That's according to federal data released Monday.</span></p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:04:12 +0000 Michael Tomsic 42917 at http://wfae.org Gov. McCrory Weighs In On Obamacare http://wfae.org/post/gov-mccrory-weighs-obamacare <p>Governor Pat McCrory said Tuesday morning that North Carolina is not ready to participate in two major parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. At least for now, the state will not expand Medicaid or be involved in running a health insurance exchange.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:03:09 +0000 Michael Tomsic 21255 at http://wfae.org