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DHHS Notifies Feds Of September Health Information Data Breach PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 16 November 2015 06:43

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The state's Health and Human Services Department has notified the federal government of a September breach of data that occurred when a spreadsheet was sent unencrypted to officials in Orange and Ashe counties.

The incident occurred September 14. The state is required to send notice when an inciden to occurs.

Affected individuals have been notified.
According to a Health and Human Services statement, the spreadsheet included data on 524 people: first name, last name, Medicaid recipient ID number, Social Security number, date of birth, address, gender, ethnicity, race, insurance information and provider name.   
New softward being used the agency now blocks the sending of unencrypted data.

Department of Revenue Offers Guidance On State Tax Changes PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 13 November 2015 06:14

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The Department of Revenue is offering guidance on changes in law that impact tax filing and withholding for tax years 2015, 2016 and 2017.

The changes are part of session laws 2015-241 and 2015-259 and related to tax rate and withholding requirements.

A PDF posted to the agency's website can be found at dornc.com.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 November 2015 06:15
Members Named To State Dental and Podiatry Licensing Boards PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 12 November 2015 06:48

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Two health care related state licensing boards will welcome new members.

Edwin Clark Jenkins of Buncombe County will join the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners.

Jenkins is the president of Feldspar Corporation, a $25 million producer of industrial materials including feldspar, sand and clay. He is also experienced in domestic and international marketing/sales including business development and planning.

Dr. Christine Wright of Guilford County will join the North Carolina State Board of Podiatry Examiners.

Dr. Wright practices at Cornerstone Foot and Ankle Specialists in High Point, N.C. She graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and completed surgical residency at L. Richard Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, N.C. She is currently chair and managing partner of Cornerstone Health Care Realty as well as physician chair of human resources for Cornerstone Health Care. She is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and N.C. Foot and Ankle Society.

Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule for Thursday, November 12, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 12 November 2015 06:13

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Thursday, November 12, 2015, as released by his office.

10:30 a.m.
NC Division of Employment Security Reserves Announcement
700 Wade Avenue

PRESS:       OPEN to credentialed media.


7 p.m.
NC Awards

Gov. Pat McCrory, Secretary Susan Kluttz, Secretary Rick Brajer, Secretary Cornell Wilson, Secretary John Skvarla, Secretary Bill Daughtridge, Secretary Nick Tennyson

Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
4700 Emperor Blvd

PRESS:       OPEN to credentialed media.


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