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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, and the State Health Plan announced today that the State Health Plan Board of Trustees approved the contract award for Pharmacy Benefit Management services. The estimated savings for the Plan under this new contract, as compared to the projected current contract, are $701.1 million.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday, Jan. 4, said health experts, doctors, and scientists are learning more about COVID-19, and state officials and politicians are using that knowledge to keep schools open and to avoid more onerous shutdowns and suppressions.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Thursday, July 29, that, although statewide mask mandates will still expire July 30 according to recent guidance, his administration is launching vaccination verification requirements for Cabinet agencies and a general campaign to pressure other government entities and private businesses toward similar vaccination requirements.

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ASHEBORO — North Carolina Zoo Volunteer Coordinator Toy Lambeth was honored with the Governor’s Awards for Excellence for Human Relations on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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RALEIGH — Diabetic state employees soon won’t have to swallow the rising cost of insulin.

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RALEIGH — The COVID-19 pandemic could still threaten the long-term stability of state employee pensions, even though the state pension plan has recovered from the stock market crash, the state treasurer says.

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RALEIGH — Fears of a global economic slowdown, fueled in part by the coronavirus outbreak, took a $4.2 billion chunk out of North Carolina’s state pension plan.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina is a model for states looking to diffuse a looming debt crisis over unfunded health care benefits for state retirees, according to a new report from the Manhattan Institute.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House on Wednesday, Aug. 28, unanimously passed pay raises for state employees.

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RALEIGH — State employees are no longer in immediate danger of paying out-of-network costs for their health care, but they may confront higher premiums and higher taxes later.

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