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Lawmakers Get Glimpse of Potential Medicaid Budget Shortfall

Lawmakers Get Glimpse of Potential Medicaid Budget Shortfall

After months of waiting, legislators got their first hint of how large the overrun on the health care program could be. They also received..

March 27, 2014
State Agency Denies Politics Played Role in Suspending Asheville Women’s Clinic

State Agency Denies Politics Played Role in Suspending Asheville Women’s Clinic

This story first appeared in Carolina Public Press and is published by N.C. Health News through a content-sharing agreement. By Jon..

March 21, 2014
Documents Disclose Political, PR Pressure Surrounding Asheville Abortion Clinic’s Suspension

Documents Disclose Political, PR Pressure Surrounding Asheville Abortion Clinic’s Suspension

This story first appeared in Carolina Public Press and is published by N.C. Health News through a content-sharing agreement. By Jon..

March 13, 2014
Service Cuts for Children Outlined to Legislators

Service Cuts for Children Outlined to Legislators

Reductions to the state’s health and human services budget made during last year’s legislative session become reality. By Rose Hoban..

March 13, 2014
Medicaid Budget Still Unclear, Legislators Frustrated

Medicaid Budget Still Unclear, Legislators Frustrated

After months of delays, state legislators still don’t know the extent – if any – of Medicaid shortfalls for this fiscal..

March 13, 2014
Helping Teens, Preventing Suicides

Helping Teens, Preventing Suicides

In an attempt to reduce the teen suicide rate and help adolescents with mental health problems, North Carolina is embracing some grassroots..

February 26, 2014
Although Slowly Improving, NCTracks Problems Still Plague Many Dentists

Although Slowly Improving, NCTracks Problems Still Plague Many Dentists

Even though officials and some practitioners say the NCTracks system has improved, there are still providers who struggle with the new..

February 19, 2014
Consultants Make Top Dollar to Scrutinize N.C. Medicaid

Consultants Make Top Dollar to Scrutinize N.C. Medicaid

A recent review of North Carolina’s Medicaid administration found a need for organizational improvements. Part of the answer for DHHS..

February 14, 2014
DHHS Issues Health Advisories for Dan River Area

DHHS Issues Health Advisories for Dan River Area

This advisory was issued at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. The coal ash spill into the Dan River was detected Sunday, Feb. 2. Raleigh, N.C...

February 12, 2014
Medicaid Fixes to Focus on Administration

Medicaid Fixes to Focus on Administration

State health officials are coming to grips with some of the administrative issues in North Carolina’s Medicaid program. By Rose Hoban..

February 12, 2014
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