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Governor Cooper Announces Paid Parental Leave Policy

Thursday, May 23, 2019 2:10 PM

To support healthy families and strengthen our economy, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 95, extending paid parental leave to state employees in cabinet agencies. 

Governor Welcomes Obstetricians and Pediatricians to Discuss Medicaid Expansion

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:51 PM

Obstetricians and pediatricians from across North Carolina shared with Governor Roy Cooper and Secretary Mandy Cohen of the Department of Health and Human Services the urgency to close the health care coverage gap in North Carolina. The roundtable meeting focused on how Medicaid expansion can help reduce the rate of infant mortality and preterm and low weight births.

Myths vs Facts on Medicaid Expansion

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 11:48 AM

As the debate over Medicaid expansion continues, it is vital to have an understanding of the real impact of closing North Carolina’s health coverage gap and to dispel false allegations and misinformation. 

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