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Advisory Group Meetings


Advisory Group Members

  • Dennis Barry (Guilford), Advisory Group chair. CEO emeritus of Cone Health, a multihospital system serving the N.C. Piedmont region.
  • Peggy Terhune, Ph.D. (Randolph). Executive director/CEO of Monarch, working with people with disabilities for over 35 years.
  • Richard Gilbert, M.D., M.B.A. (Mecklenburg). Former chief of staff for Carolina’s Medical Center and chief for its department of anesthesiology for 20 years.
  • Representative Nelson Dollar (Wake County). Appointed by House of Representatives Speaker Thom Tillis.
  • Senator Louis Pate (Lenior, Pitt, Wayne). Appointed by Senate President Pro-Tempore Phil Berger.


Advisory Group Meeting #3 Materials: February 26, 2014


Medicaid Reform Scope and Principles
Physical Health Services Recommendations
Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services Recommendations
Integrating Systems for Whole-person Care
Long-term Services and Supports Recommendations

Medicaid Reform High-level Recommendations


Advisory Group Meeting #2: January 15, 2014


Note: The meeting materials were shown or provided by the presenters during the January 15, 2014, Medicaid Reform Advisory Group public forum. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Advisory Group or DHHS.


Fiscal Research Division of the N.C. Legislature
Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse
MCNA Dental
Medical Students
National Alliance on Mental Illness
N.C. Academy of Family Physicians
N.C. Association of Local Health Directors
N.C. Community Health Center Association
N.C. Providers Council
N.C. PACE Association


Managed Long-term Services and Support Stakeholder Engagement Group
N.C. Academy of Family Physicians
N.C. Dental Society
N.C. Providers Council
N.C. Community Health Center Association
Pfizer, Inc.


Advisory Group Meeting #1: December 5, 2013
The first Medicaid Reform Advisory Group was held Dec. 5, 2013, on the DHHS campus.

Dec. 5 meeting materials:

image of Medicaid Reform Advisory Group
Dec. 5, 2013--Advisory Group Members discuss Medicaid Reform Ready NC Connect NC