The Minnesota Department of Human Services oversees the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and The Emergency Food Assistance Program, both of which are authorized through the federal farm bill. Visit the 2018 Farm bill: Minnesota’s nutrition programs webpage to learn more about these programs and the impact of the farm bill on hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans.
Federal health care reform: Impacts in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Human Services strives to provide clear and factual information about the impacts of its programs and services on all Minnesotans. Visit the federal health care news page to learn how changes to the Children’s Health Insurance Program could affect the state.
2017 Outstanding Refugee Awards
Celebrating the courage, resilience and entrepreneurship of refugees, and their children, and recognizing their contributions to Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services' Health Care Administration recently released the first-ever Medicaid annual report, Medicaid Matters: The Impact of Minnesota's Medicaid Program. The report was created to increase awareness of the program and its impact on every Minnesotan.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services will host the next in a series of public meetings on services available through Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare for children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions this month.
Information about Gov. Mark Dayton’s supplemental budget recommendations for fiscal year 2018-2019 is available on Minnesota Management and Budget’s website. A document highlighting recommendations by agency (PDF) includes information specific to human services, including the MinnesotaCare buy-in, opioid treatment and prevention, safe schools, vulnerable adults and other priorities.