Dr. Aldona Wos (Source: NC DHHS)
3 weeks ago
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McCrory’s NC health secretary steps down from job

Gov. Pat McCrory's health and human services secretary is leaving her post after nearly three years.
Coalition: NC health agency violating part of voter law
4 months ago
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Coalition: NC health agency violating part of voter law

A coalition of groups says North Carolina's health agency is violating a federal law requiring voter registration help for low-income residents.
DHHS Oversight,1st Ld NC health officials highlight Medicaid finances
12 months ago
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DHHS Oversight,1st Ld NC health officials highlight Medicaid finances

North Carolina health officials are celebrating a positive cash balance within the state Medicaid agency for the most recent fiscal year. They're also crediting a consultant's work for helping bring Medicaid finances under control. The state budget office told a General Assembly oversight committee Tuesday that Medicaid had $64 million remaining when the year ended June 30. The state Department of Health and Human Services is in charge of Medicaid.
Wilmington, Chapel Hill firms in line for multimillion-dollar government contract
1 year ago
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Wilmington, Chapel Hill firms in line for multimillion-dollar government contract

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through its National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases division has awarded contracts to five companies across the country to form a clinical studies network — and two of them are in our state — Rho Federal Systems in Chapel Hill and PPD Inc. in Wilmington.