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Dave Richard, Peggy Terhune to discuss Medicaid Reform

Following the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) presentation of its Medicaid p terhunereform plan to the General Assembly last week, The Arc of High Point and Monarch will host a discussion about Medicaid Reform with Dave Richard, Deputy Secretary of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Services, and Dr. Peggy Terhune, Monarch CEO, in High Point.

The event will be held on Tuesday, March 25 from 1 - 3:30 p.m. at  The Arc of High Point at 153 E. Bellevue Dr., in High Point. Monarch's Companions on the Journey day program also occupies space within the facility.

The meeting is open to people we support, families and the community to discuss Medicaid reform and the impact on services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The public is invited to join this important conversation.

Dave Richard is the Deputy Secretary of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Services for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). He oversees the Division of Mental Health, dave richard smallDevelopmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services and the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities.

Dr. Peggy Terhune is the Executive Director of The Arc of Stanly and CEO of Monarch. She is  an active member of several prominent state committees and has served as an appointee of Gov. Pat McCrory to the N.C. Developmental Disabilities Council and the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group, which collaborated with the state's Department of Health and Human Services in its development of a detailed plan to reform North Carolina's Medicaid system.

Established in 1958, Monarch provides support statewide to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance use disorders. The agency is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and is CABHA certified. Monarch, which operates The Arc of Stanly County, is an affiliate chapter of The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States. To learn more about how Monarch is “Helping Dreams Take Flight” for people living in our communities, please call (800) 230-7525.

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