In this report, Piedmont Rising highlights the ways in which North Carolina's rural communities face increasing difficulty accessing health care, how it impacts their well-being and possible solutions.
ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE FOR
NORTH CAROLINA'S VETERANS
Reports show that many veterans and their loved ones would gain access to health care if Medicaid were expanded — and risks to their health access would increase if the Affordable Care Act were repealed.
CORONAVIRUS AND HISPANIC/LATINO HEALTH EQUITY IN NORTH CAROLINA
COVID-19 can affect anyone, yet new data show that communities of color are disproportionately impacted by pre-existing, racial/ethnic and economic disparities in light of this pandemic.
REPORT: paycheck protection program leaves
North Carolina's small businesses struggling
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has failed to assist the vast majority of small businesses, including in North Carolina.
IMPORTANCE OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT FOR NORTH CAROLINA’S LGBTQ COMMUNITIES
This report makes clear that LGBTQ North Carolinians must be protected -- and our lawmakers can take concrete steps to ensure that happens
THE STATE OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN NORTH CAROLINA
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic demonstrates the need for robust advocacy efforts calling on lawmakers to fight for mental health care access.
paying the price: North carolinians struggle to afford increasingly high prescription drug costs
There are a range of possible solutions that would help ease the burden of high prescription drug costs on North Carolinians.
IMPACT OF DRUG PRICES ON NORTH CAROLINA SENIORS
Seniors consistently take more medication for chronic illnesses, and the impact of these high costs results in financial strain for hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians, to say nothing of the millions of seniors across the US.