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What the Equifax data breach settlement means for you
Friday, August 16, 2019
In July, I reached a $600 million settlement with the credit bureau Equifax over its 2017 data breach. It was the largest ever breach of consumer data, affecting more than 5.3 million North Carolinians and over 147 million Americans. Shortly after the breach, I joined the executive committee of a group of states to investigate Equifax’s security
 
Hospitals: Stop failing mothers of color
Thursday, August 1, 2019
We are facing a maternal health crisis in the United States, particularly among women of color. Mothers are dying at staggering rates – nearly triple the rate of all other developed countries and higher than even some developing ones. Black women are three to four times as likely to die as a result of childbirth complications than white women.
 
Trump scraps a reform that would have saved patients billions
Sunday, July 28, 2019
The Trump administration recently axed a proposal that would have saved American patients billions of dollars by requiring insurers to share discounts they negotiate with drug companies directly with patients. The proposed rule would have changed Medicare Part D, which provides prescription drug coverage to more than 40 million elderly Americans. Part D
 

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Hundreds of students and community members gathered Tuesday night to celebrate the first