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Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

North Carolina Health News editor Rose Hoban sits down with outgoing Health and Human Services Sec. Aldona Wos for an exit interview. By..

August 14, 2015
Belhaven Mayor Looks for Answers to His Town’s Hospital Problem

Belhaven Mayor Looks for Answers to His Town’s Hospital Problem

A rural mayor wades into the ongoing argument over the state’s certificate of need program. By Rose Hoban In a press conference at..

August 13, 2015
DHHS Secretary Wos Resigns

DHHS Secretary Wos Resigns

The secretary spent the last year pushing for Medicaid reform. By Rose Hoban After two-and-a-half sometimes tumultuous years, state..

August 5, 2015
UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

UPDATED: House Presents New Medicaid Reform Bill

This year’s bill bears a strong resemblance to House bills proposed during the last legislative session. The Senate’s plan is expected..

June 11, 2015
Testing to Prevent Infant Infection Deaths

Testing to Prevent Infant Infection Deaths

Legislators are considering a bill to make testing for immune disorders a mandatory part of North Carolina’s newborn screening process...

May 28, 2015
Big Changes for DHHS, Medicaid Leadership

Big Changes for DHHS, Medicaid Leadership

By Rose Hoban A big shuffle is coming to the top of the state’s Medicaid program, Sec. Aldona Wos announced today. The current..

May 22, 2015
Abortion Waiting Period Bill Races through House

Abortion Waiting Period Bill Races through House

Legislators trim restrictions from a bill that would extend the waiting period for an abortion from 24 to 72 hours. By Rose Hoban House..

April 23, 2015
Legislators Start to Get Clearer Picture of DHHS Finances

Legislators Start to Get Clearer Picture of DHHS Finances

A report from the state auditor brings more of the financials for the Department of Health and Human Services into focus, but there are no..

April 14, 2015
Steps Forward, Back for NC Children’s Health

Steps Forward, Back for NC Children’s Health

This year’s Child Health Report Card finds improvement in many health indicators, but poverty-related problems impede improvement for..

March 10, 2015
New Mental Health Center to Serve 11 WNC Counties

New Mental Health Center to Serve 11 WNC Counties

Department of Health and Human Services grant funding will be used to provide a 24-hour urgent care and crisis facility for mental health..

March 9, 2015
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