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DHHS Sec. Aldona Wos at the legislature today
Posted By Sarah Ovaska On January 14, 2014 @ 9:42 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
The head of the embattled N.C. Department of Health and Human Services will appear before legislators this morning to answer more questions about the agency’s most recent mishaps.
Aldona Wos, a Greensboro physician and wealthy Republican fundraiser, is expected to address the mailing of nearly 49,000 children’s Medicaid cards  with private medical information to the wrong addresses as well as the recent disclosure that the U.S. Department of Agriculture may penalize the state  for the bungled food stamps delivery program.
Gov. Pat McCrory has reiterated his support for Wos, telling media  that Wos took over a department that had been in disarray under Democrats.
DHHS records show that the agency’s backlog has seen an uptick, with more than 30,000 households in December unable to access their food stamps vouchers.
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URLs in this post:
 49,000 children’s Medicaid cards: http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=9383515
 may penalize the state: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/01/09/usda-tells-dhhs-food-stamps-problems-unacceptable-warns-it-may-suspend-admin-funding/
 telling media: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/01/11/in-dhhs-latest-crisis-mccrory-defends-wos-while-food-stamps-funding-in-limbo/
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