Aldona Wos

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NC DHHS Secretary Apologizes For Privacy Breach

The head of North Carolina’s troubled health department apologized Tuesday for sending the Medicaid cards of tens of thousands of children to the wrong recipients, but told legislators her agency is dealing with unprecedented changes as a result of the federal health care overhaul.


North Carolina will resume benefits for poor woman and children. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Carolina To Continue WIC Program After Securing Funds

North Carolina state government announced it will resume issuing benefits to poor women and their children through a federally funded program.


North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Secretary Aldona Wos, center, addresses committee members.  (credit: Corey Lowenstein/Getty Images)

Wos Grilled By NC Legislators Over Aides’ Pay

Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos got a bipartisan grilling Tuesday from lawmakers worried about personnel decisions and other issues at her embattled state agency.


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Lawmakers Want Quicker Fix To NC Medicaid Billing

North Carolina state lawmakers and medical workers on Tuesday demanded quicker resolution of problems within the state’s new Medicaid billing system as complaints mount about overdue claims payments and unhelpful call center workers.


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Wos Readying For Questions From NC Legislature

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After months of outside scrutiny on how they’ve operated two new computer systems and hired high-priced contract workers, North Carolina health agency leaders prepared for tough questions from the people who […]



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