Health Care Primers

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Understanding Health Care in North Carolina

New! The NCIOM has developed a series of primers to provide non-technical overviews of various parts of the health care system, major stakeholders, and terminology used in health policy discussions in North Carolina.

State Agency Primers

These primers describe the mission, role, funding and spending, and impact of Divisions within the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Health System Primers

These primers describe the role, funding, spending, and impact of public health care systems in North Carolina.

Health Insurance Primers






North Carolina Health Data

The NCIOM produces data snapshots on a variety of health topics relevant to North Carolinians.

Our Work

Current NCIOM Task Forces and Projects


Our Impact

Informing Health Policy


Reports, Issue Briefs, and the NCMJ