Health & Human Services News

Legislators Adjourn Without Taking Actions Required for Medicaid Managed Care; DHHS Suspends Implementation of Managed Care

On November 19, 2019, The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced the suspension of Medicaid Managed Care that was scheduled to go live February 1, 2020 until further notice. As a Medicaid beneficiary, nothing will change.  The beneficiary’s primary care provider (PCP) stays the same and access to behavioral health and […]

Low-Income Energy Assistance Available

Households in Pender County with a person aged 60 or more, or someone receiving disability and services from the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services may qualify for a one-time vender payment to help pay their heating bill during the cold winter season. Depending on the primary heating source, eligible households will receive $300, […]

Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks

Get Ready: Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks Daylight saving time ends today. Is your emergency preparedness stockpile up to date?

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