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Return to Community initiative recognized as 2017 Harvard “Bright Idea in Government”

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized Minnesota’s Return to Community program as part of the 2017 Bright Ideas in Government initiative.

Human Services launches Native American Equity Pilot Project

Minnesota has one of the highest rates of out-of-home care – primarily foster care – for Native American children in the country.

New mental health service aims to reach people early

Reducing the time it takes for a person experiencing psychosis to get treatment is the goal of two new mental health pilot projects in the Twin Cities.

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Commissioner's Award winner: Korean Service Center
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Korean Service Center is a community-based social service organization that helps non-English speaking Korean older adults in the Twin Cities stay healthy and age in place with a medical transportation and escort program, as well as other long-term care services. It received a 2016 Commissioner's Circle of Excellence Award from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Medica questions?

Beginning this spring Medica will no longer provide some types of health care coverage through the State of Minnesota. See answers to common questions about this announcement and who will be affected on the Medica questions page.

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