16, 2013 - Commissioner Jesson and members of the Minnesota Board on Aging will accept an award honoring DHS and the Board on Aging for including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults in program planning and services.
03, 2013 - DHS received word from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that counties may be eligible for an increased match from the federal government to cover anticipated increases in Medical Assistance enrollment due to the Affordable Care Act.
03, 2013 - Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson met with local and statewide leaders in Moorhead to discuss proposals in Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget that give every child in Minnesota an opportunity to succeed.
01, 2013 - Foster families will have a chance to spend time together at two upcoming events to recognize the dedication of foster parents who help children in crisis and encourage more families to consider providing foster care.
04, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Human Services and Minnesota Department of Health are seeking individuals to serve on two task forces that will support the Minnesota Accountable Health Model initiative.
17, 2012 - The Minnesota Department of Human Services placed Specialized Treatment Services on a three-year conditional license and ordered it to pay a $1,200 fine for its failure to comply with policies and procedures related to the dispensing of methadone.