Author: Sven Larson

 

The Numbers Aren’t Adding Up: A High-Risk Pool for North Carolina

House Bill 265, sponsored by Representatives Verla Insko (D-Orange), Hugh Holliman (D-Davidson), Bob England (D-Rutherford) and Alice Underhill (D-Craven), would create a state-sponsored high-risk pool (HRP) for people with serious health conditions that make it difficult to purchase health insurance on the open market. In order to be eligible for…