Medicaid public input session in Asheville, Friday, May 12

Press release from N.C. Health and Human Services: 

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a Medicaid and NC Health Choice public input session Friday in Asheville. It is the third of four to be held across the state.

DHHS Deputy Secretary Christen Linke Young will provide a brief introduction, and DHHS Deputy Secretary for Medical Assistance Dave Richard will moderate as those attending make their statements.

Session Time:
2-4 p.m.

Asheville-Buncombe Technical College
340 Victoria Road
Ferguson Auditorium

Onsite Media Contact:
Julia Schoenberger, Senior Communications Manager, Medicaid, 919-999-6924

Media Q&A:
4 p.m. with DHHS Executives

No registration is necessary for the event. To request an interview to be conducted after the session concludes, please contact Julia Schoenberger at 919-999-6924. Additional information regarding Medicaid transformation efforts can be found at

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