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#ncpol: Folwell to UNC Health Care: [REDACTED] you!

One thing we like about treasurer Dale Folwell is that he takes guff from NO ONE.  He doesn’t play the Raleigh back-scratch game, and the crowd there hates him for it. Check out the latest from the University of North Carolina — fresh off of…

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Folwell: UNCHealth-Carolinas merger will jack up health care costs

We expressed our reservations earlier about the proposed merger between Charlottes’ Carolinas HealthCare and UNC Health Care.  Now, state treasurer Dale Folwell is getting in on the act: Officials who represent about 800,000 state retirees and employees say they are worried those workers could end up…

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BIGGER not always better

We’re really getting soft-pedaled and spun about the UNC Health Care / Carolinas Medical merger.   I, for one (and as a former patient with both), don’t see much good for consumers in the deal. When was the last time something getting BIGGER benefited you as…