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News & Observer: DHHS Secretary Wos on 'dangerous' government transparency

From the Raleigh News & Observer (4/5/13): The news conference laying out Gov. Pat McCrory's plan for Medicaid managed care took an unexpected turn when a reporter asked about transparency.

Apparently, state Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos does not like being asked for draft public documents. The state Supreme Court has ruled that drafts of public agency reports are public records.

Rose Hoban of North Carolina Health News got the whole thing started Wednesday when reminded Wos that her office deemed some of the responses to her office's request for ideas for changing Medicaid would be shielded from public view because they contained proprietary information.

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Colin Donohue,
4/5/2013 1:25 PM