Department Of Health And Human Services

Latest Department Of Health And Human Services Items
  • North Carolina officials report 8 more flu deaths

    Health officials in North Carolina say eight more people died of flu-related illnesses last week, raising the death toll to 74 for the season dating back to November.


  • 3 North Carolina child service offices to close

    Three regional North Carolina government offices designed to help the youngest children with developmental delays or mental or physical disabilities are closing, eliminating more than 170 state employee positions. Many displaced workers could get rehired for similar jobs.


  • NC computer system upgrade director leaving job

    The director in charge of a statewide computer system designed to streamline North Carolina government assistance applications is leaving his job early next month for the private sector.


  • Feds pleased for now with NC on food stamps

    Federal regulators said Friday they're satisfied for now with North Carolina's efforts to eliminate a large backlog of food stamp applications that threatened funding for the state to continue administering the program.


  • Deputy secretary adds job as NC Medicaid leader

    A cardiovascular surgeon who's already got two leadership hats within the state Department of Health and Human Services now has a third as the new leader of the state Medicaid office.


  • NC Medicaid offices get scrutiny from 2 firms

    The North Carolina agency running Medicaid is getting two fresh sets of eyes to look at their finance and audit offices as Gov. Pat McCrory's administration seeks a better handle on a program that spends $13 billion annually.


  • McCrory team leading next NC gov't reform study

    North Carolina state leaders are once again embarking on a top-to-bottom review of state government. And once again, there's bound to be resistance to carry out changes.


  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:


  • Maine health chief: Shortfall less than estimated

    The budget shortfall facing Maine's Department of Health and Human Services is now expected to be about $30 million less than originally thought, Commissioner Mary Mayhew said Friday.


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