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DHHS secretary discusses preparations for Ebola
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:21am.

North Carolina is working with health care providers to prepare in the event of a case of Ebola being discovered in the state.

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NC agency reviewing Medicaid expansion options
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:33pm.

North Carolina's health secretary says her agency is collecting information for Gov. Pat McCrory to offer him possible options for expanding Medicaid coverage under the federal health care overhaul.

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NC conservative activist quits $95K health job
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:39pm.

A North Carolina anti-abortion activist and tea party organizer is quitting her $95,000-a-year job as a senior Medicaid adviser after a year. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that Margaret "Mardy" Peal is resigning next month. The single mother said she wanted more time with her family.

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USDA says NC health agency met food stamp deadline
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:41pm.

The federal government is satisfied that North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has met the final deadline to whittle down its backlog of food stamp applications at local social service offices.

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Wos, NC lawmakers at odds during meeting
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:47pm.

The heat has been turned up on North Carolina's health agency secretary by legislative leaders questioning whether her office can operate the department effectively and pull off Medicaid reform.

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Wos: NC ready to meet food stamp deadline
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 7:57pm.

Just a week after North Carolina's health secretary said it would be difficult to erase a backlog of outstanding food stamp applications by the end of the month, she now says it's possible.

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NC coming up against another food stamp deadline
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:40pm.

North Carolina's health secretary says it will be "extremely difficult" to erase a backlog of outstanding food stamp applications by the end of the month to comply with demands from federal regulators.

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NC DHHS secretary apologizes for privacy breach
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 12:30pm.

The head of North Carolina's troubled health department is apologizing for sending Medicaid cards for nearly 49,000 children to the wrong recipients, but says her agency is dealing with unprecedented changes as a result of the federal healthcare overhaul.

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NC health agency leaders facing legislators again
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:45pm.

General Assembly members are poised to hold another meeting about more troubles within North Carolina's health agency.

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NC warned to fix food stamp applications problems
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 8:39am.

Federal regulators have warned North Carolina's health agency to address problems within its computer system to process food stamp applications or face monetary consequences.

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