Extension http://wfae.org en NC Regulators Encourage Health Insurers To Extend Some Policies http://wfae.org/post/nc-regulators-encourage-health-insurers-extend-some-policies <p>North Carolina insurance regulators say they plan to expedite the rate review process in order to prevent thousands of state residents from losing their individual health plans.&nbsp; Insurers were terminating those policies because they don’t meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.&nbsp; But President Obama pledged this week to allow people to hold onto their current policies for another year.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:08:31 +0000 Lisa Miller 39365 at http://wfae.org Rumblings Of Extending Cutoff Date For Master’s Pay http://wfae.org/post/rumblings-extending-cutoff-date-master-s-pay <p></p><p>Hundreds of teachers in masters programs have a dilemma.&nbsp; They’ve paid thousands of dollars for courses thinking it will pay off with a 10 percent automatic pay hike.&nbsp; But North Carolina lawmakers eliminated that this year, so only teachers who get their masters before the cutoff date next year will still get the salary increase.&nbsp;</p><p>Republican Representative Bill Brawley of Matthews said at a Charlotte Observer forum this week he’ll push to extend that cutoff date.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 06:22:55 +0000 Lisa Miller 34390 at http://wfae.org Rumblings Of Extending Cutoff Date For Master’s Pay