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Hagan Statement on POTUS’ Announcement Allowing People To Keep Current Health Insurance for One Year

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan today released the following statement about the President’s announcement to allow people who want to keep their current insurance to renew it for one year: “Americans who have health insurance that they like should be able to keep it. Today’s announcement is a step in the right direction that will remove some of the uncertainty people are facing right now, especially in light of the unacceptable failures of healthcare.gov. But a one-year fix is not enough, and we need to do more.”

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Meadows: ‘If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You  Should Keep It.’

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11) released the following statement in response to the North Carolina Department of Insurance’s updated statistics on health insurance policy cancellations throughout the state: “As Obamacare’s implementation barrels forward, families across North Carolina are forced to shoulder its destructive consequences…”

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U.S. Rep. Foxx Offers Rebuttal on HHS Announcement of Lower Than Expected Health Insurance Premiums

On the day that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces significant choice and lower than expected premiums in the new Health Insurance Marketplace in North Carolina, U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx offers a rebuttal:

“Despite promises of affordability and cost reductions, behind the Obama Administration’s spin is the ugly truth that too many North Carolinians and families will be paying more for insurance on January 1st than they are paying today. Higher insurance rates and higher taxes, due to Obamacare, are going to hit families right in the wallet. Where’s the affordability in that?”

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Need Help Navigating Through New Health Insurance Marketplace? Four Workshops Held Through October

High Country Community Health, a federally qualified health center that offers dental and medical care on a sliding-fee scale based on income, now has outreach and eligibility specialists to help people in Watauga and Avery counties navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace and learn about changes to health care laws as a result of the Affordable Care Act, frequently referred to as ObamaCare.

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N.C. Attorney General: Watch Out for Scams as Key Provisions in Health Care Reform Begin Oct. 1

Sept. 18, 2013. Key provisions of the Affordable Care Act are set to start Oct. 1, giving more consumers access to health insurance coverage. Unfortunately, con artists are likely to use the changes to pitch new scams, Attorney General Roy Cooper warned today. “Scammers are very good at taking the latest hot topic and turning it into a chance to rip you off, and we expect to see this with health care reform,” Cooper said. “Keep up your guard and don’t let the scammers keep you from getting access to quality health insurance.”

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