Medicaid expansion has been one of the fiercest battles in recent political memory between Republicans and Democrats. This week, Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, joins us to give her take on the subject, as well as health care costs and the opioid crisis. We’ll also discuss the incredible educational background of the state’s top doctor, her work helping lead the launch of the Affordable Care Act, and what she believes is the next great threat in terms of health.
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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just soundbites. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with these powers players from across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores some of their most fascinating life stories, and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.
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