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News stories from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.


Showing posts from June 2014. Show all posts

  • New investments in home and community services begin July 1
    June 30, 2014 - Providers that serve people with disabilities and older Minnesotans in their homes and other community settings will receive a 5 percent rate increase, effective July 1.
  • Minnesota ranks first on AARP’s long-term care scorecard
    June 19, 2014 - Efforts among many Minnesotans to help older adults and people with disabilities live at home and receive high-quality services positioned the state to rank first again on a national scorecard.
  • Commissioner Jesson statement on Health Care Disparities Report
    June 16, 2014 - Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson issued the following statement on the Health Care Disparities Report issued today by MN Community Measurement.
  • Gov. Dayton proclaims Sunday Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    June 13, 2014 - Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Sunday, June 15, as Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Minnesota, as a time to promote better understanding and address under-recognized problems with abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults.
  • Commissioner Jesson welcomes new report showing dramatic drop in uninsured rate
    June 12, 2014 - A new report finds that Minnesota’s uninsured rate has fallen to the lowest point ever recorded, primarily driven by enrollment in public health care programs.
  • DHS commissioner, Supreme Court chief justice visit Alexandria to highlight progress, work to be done on behalf of foster children
    June 11, 2014 - Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea are travelling to communities throughout the state to highlight improvements for children.
  • DHS commissioner, Supreme Court chief justice visit Grand Rapids to highlight progress, work to be done on behalf of foster children
    June 04, 2014 - Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea are travelling to communities throughout the state to highlight improvements for children.

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