by Peg O’Connell A while back, author Malcolm Gladwell wrote the book, “Tipping Point.” A ‘tipping point” is the time when the success of a
THEY FOUGHT FOR US, NOW LET’S FIGHT FOR THEM
By Jack Lewis I am a veteran and I am always pleased when people thank me for my service. It is much better now than it was when I
Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later
By Peg O'Connell A healthy economy and healthy businesses require healthy employees. This seems pretty intuitive, but the actual cost is
Join the Fight Against Cancer—Close the Coverage Gap
By Peg O’Connell So much of the healthcare news we hear and read these days is COVID related, that we can lose sight of the other diseases and
Celebrating American Heart Month
With great joy, my wife and I celebrate American Heart Month with its spotlight on heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans. Valentine’s Day will
Too little, too late
By Dr. Eleanor Greene, MD, MPH A recent study by the National Bureau of Economic research found that failure to close the coverage gap has
Childcare workers are essential, but many still lack health coverage
By Cassandra Brooks Childcare has been the backbone of our state during the pandemic, providing care and supervision for many parents who serve in
New Year’s Resolution: Close the Coverage Gap
By Peg O'Connell Wednesday, January 13, 2021 began the new legislative year for the North Carolina General Assembly. It was mostly a
So, who exactly is in the coverage gap?
By Hailey Gutzmer, Communications Coordinator, Care4Carolina It’s a new year with new opportunities ahead to improve the lives of thousands of
What Keeps Me Up at Night —- The Nightmare Legacy of COVID 2020
By Catherine Sevier, RN, DrPH I am sure this is not a mystery to anyone reading a blog on the Care4Carolina website. COVID-19 is the disease that
DEAR SANTA, PLEASE BRING US A SOLUTION FOR CLOSING THE COVERAGE GAP IN 2021.
By Peg O’Connell Dear Santa, I know it has been a while since I have written, but these are tough times for North Carolina and we could really use
How long can you stay “able-bodied’ without health insurance?
By Peg O’Connell Care4Carolina has been working on the issue of closing the coverage gap for the past 5 years. For those of you who are