If you are a Minnesota Health Care Programs member who gets health care through a health plan, you have the chance to choose a new health plan for the next year if more than one is available in your area. The annual health-plan selection is September 1 through December 11. See the annual health-plan selection page for more information.
In Minnesota, families open their hearts and homes to care for 9,000 foster children throughout the state. Recently, the Minnesota Twins teamed up with the Minnesota Department of Human Services and Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties to celebrate foster families and encourage others to consider foster parenting.
The 2015 Minnesota farmers market season is underway, helping Minnesotans with low-incomes access nutritious food. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits can be used at 64 participating markets across the state this summer and fall. More information is in a news release about SNAP.
Notices are coming to many Medical Assistance members. Yours may say coverage was renewed automatically; you don’t have to do anything unless you have a change to report. Or you may have to return a form within 30 days to keep your coverage. See the Member services page for more information.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services serves Minnesotans in all 87 counties and 11 tribes. More than one million Minnesotans receive some sort of help from our department. Among these are our grandparents, neighbors, friends, relatives and classmates. Read some of their stories on the Who we serve page.
Too many of Minnesota's children are not prepared for kindergarten. Parent Aware gives you the tools and information to find the best quality child care and early education for your child. Search more than 12,000 programs by quality rating, location, schedule and more on the website.
The Minnesota Health Care Financing Task Force was created to advise the Governor and Legislature on strategies to increase access and improve the quality of health care for Minnesotans. These strategies include options for sustainable health care financing, coverage, purchasing and delivery for all insurance affordability programs.
Fraud costs all of us. Help stop provider and public assistance fraud.
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The terminology used to describe people with disabilities has changed over time. The Minnesota Department of Human Services ("Department") supports the use of "People First" language. Although outmoded and offensive terms might be found within documents on the Department's website, the Department does not endorse these terms.