In the News - Archive

About 75 percent of CenterPoint staff to work for Cardinal​​​ >​
The Winston-Salem Journal: June 3 , 2016​​

Forsyth board begins shift toward funding Cardinal for behavioral health service​​ >​
The Winston-Salem Journal: June 2, 2016​

Kids, Parents & Mental Health: It’s Time to Talk​ >​
The Charlotte Observer: May 31, 2016

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare in Downtown Henderson and Vance County's Daymark Recovery Services Partner for Mental Health Urgent Care >​
Home in HendersonMay 20, 2016

Task force celebrates finding home for veteran and her service dog​ >​
Salisbury PostMay 7, 2016​​​​​​​​​​​​

Scientists Play 'Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader'
Salisbury Post: December 17, 2015​

Burlington police defuse suicide threat >
Times News: July 27, 2015​

Strategic Partnership to Improve Overall Delivery of Medicaid Managed Care in NC​ >
CNBC: July 24, 2015​

Cardinal Innovations Announces Leadership Appointments​ >
Yahoo! Finance: July 10, 2015​​

Veteran Support Specialist Program Launches Trial Class 

Bloomberg: July 8, 2015​​

Cardinal Innovations Opens New Community Office in Burlington >
The Times News: 07/05/15

Pam Shipman, managed care pioneer, retires as Cardinal CEO

Charlotte Observer: 05/15/15​

DHHS' NCTracks Earns Certification from Federal Government

NC DHHS: 4/12/2015​

North Carolinians seeking mental health care might encounter problems > 1/30/15

​ People with mental illness find first-ever homes >
WCNC: 7/22/14

Rep. Justin Burr Receives the 2014 State Representative Leadership Award >
North Carolina Council of Community Programs: 6/23/2014

Cardinal Innovations signs 5-year lease for Charlotte operations center 
Charlotte Business Journal: Apr 15, 2014

Amid anxiety, mental health group says few changes in works 
Charlotte Observer: 3/29/14

April 1 Marks Anniversary of Major Milestone for Behavioral Health

North Carolina Council of Community Programs

County To Continue Funding Mental Health Services After Cardinal Takeover > 3/27/14

Board Agrees to Fund Some Mental Health Services Through June 30, 2014 >
WFAE: 3/26/2014 ​

Mecklenburg will continue to fund some mental health services >
The Charlotte Observer: 3/25/2014

MCO’s still cautious about merger plans >
Winston-Salem Journal: 3/10/14

Medicaid Reform Scope and Principles >
NC Department of Health and Human Services: 2/26/14

NC proposes experimental health networks for Medicaid patients >
News & Observer: 2/26/14

DHHS Secretary Wos hears criticism from lawmakers over Medicaid waiver >
News & Observer: 2/11/14

Holly Hill to open children’s psychiatric hospital >
Tangle Business Journal: 2/14/14

State plans to consolidate mental health centers >
Fayetteville Observer: 2/14/14

Mental health mergers: County input still a concern >
Franklin Press: 2/14/14

Managed-care company to bring about 80 jobs to University City >
Lake Norman News: 1/24/2014

Medicaid Advisors Get an Earful During Public Meeting >
North Carolina Health News 1/16/2014

Health care providers support Medicaid changes that stop short of managed care >
News & Observer: 1/15/14

DHHS leader Wos apologizes for privacy violations >
News & Observer 1/14/14

McCrory defends DHHS chief after agency’s latest misstep >
News & Observer 1/6/14

Audit: DHHS ill-equipped to handle troubles with Medicaid billing system >
WRAL 12/9/13

Advisory Group Begins to Sketch Future of State Medicaid System >
North Carolina Health News 12/5/13

Medicaid overhaul shifts to regional managed care plans >
News & Observer 12/5/13

DHHS asks you to Tweet solutions for NC’s mental health woes >
News & Observer 12/1/13

Scant justification for flurry of personal services contracts at NC DHHS >
News & Observer 11/30/13

JFK and People with Intellectual Disabilities >
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Changes at the Arc of Rowan >
Salisbury Post 11/26/13

Problems remain with NC’s Medicaid payment system >
News & Observer 11/19/13

Attorney General Roy Cooper says state should expand Medicaid >
News & Observer 11/18/13

Partners Behavioral Health Management taps Monarch for services in Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln counties >
The Stanly News and Press 10/8/13

CenterPoint moving forward with merger plans >
WGHP 11/5/13

Committee to recommend MeckLINK transfer to Cardinal >
Charlotte Observer 11/4/13

NC screening process for mental illness has slowed placements >
News & Observer 11/3/13

McCrory makes Medicaid advisory appointments >
News & Observer 11/1/13

New state policy aims to make it easier for adopted children to get mental health treatment appointments >
News & Observer 11/1/13

Wos grilled about salary, Medicaid reform >
WRAL 10/8/2013

McCrory Administration Officials Suppressed Insight Into Medicaid >
North Carolina Health News 10/8/13

Legislators want answers on DHHS problems >
Winston-Salem Journal 10/6/13

Medicaid processing system has serious problems, hospitals official says >
Winston-Salem Journal 10/4/13

No room for all counties on mental health board >
Asheville Citizen Times 10/4/13

DHHS downplayed payment problems while McCrory’s staff juggled complaints >
News & Observer 9/26/13

Group home funding slow to emerge >
WRAL 9/25/13

Two Northwest N.C. counties upset over planned MCO board >
Winston-Salem Journal 9/26/13

NC Medicaid director resigns after 8 months on job >
News & Observer 9/23/13

Governor McCrory Proclaims Sept. Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month >

Medicaid providers, governor at odds on how to fix program >
StarNews 8/15/2013

NC study cut hospital readmissions among state's sickest, poorest patients >
News & Observer 8/7/13

Director: Uncertainty looms in state mental health reform >
The Times News 7/25/13

N.C.’s new Medicaid payment system a ‘nightmare,’ some providers say >
Charlotte Observer 7/22/13

Truck driver convicted for hitting, killing mental health director >
wsoc tv 7/12/13

Cumberland County Mental Health Merges with Alliance Behavioral Healthcare >
Alliance Behavioral Healthcare 7/9/13

CenterPoint approves budget >
Winston-Salem Journal 6/28/13

Mental health management should stay local >
The Herald Sun 6/21/13

Top state officials don’t show at mental health forum, questions left unanswered >
Winston-Salem Journal 5/31/13

Mental health care agency announces new leadership >
The Times News 5/12/13

Special Olympian Marty Sheets to enter NC Sports Hall of Fame >
News & Observer 5/1/13

2012 Forecasting Error Increases Medicaid Shortfall >
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 5/2/2013

Obama Administration simplifies, significantly shortens application for health insurance >
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 4/30/2013

Medical Societies Start Push Back on Medicaid Reform Proposal >
North Carolina Health News 4/26/2013

Western Highlands Network Announces Plans to Develop a Management Agreement with Smoky Mountain Center >

Interview with DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos on Medicaid reform >
News 14 Carolina 4/10/2013

A Look at North Carolina’s Medicaid Program
North Carolina Medical Journal 4/9/2013

House tentatively OKs background checks for benefits applicants >
WRAL 4/9/2013

Medicaid changes could complicate mental-health reform >
Winston-Salem Journal 4/8/2013

McCrory's Medicaid plan sprouts more questions than answers >
Triangle Business Journal 4/4/2013​