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Proposal would increase access to dental services for nearly 1.1 million Minnesotans

Many publicly-funded health care program enrollees in Minnesota have limited or no access to dental care. Today, Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper visited the Salvation Army’s Good Samaritan Dental Clinic in Rochester to highlight a proposal expected to increase access to dental providers for the nearly 1.1 million people enrolled in Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.

Innovative initiative now serves more than 462,000 Minnesotans in public health care programs, saves state $156 million

The Integrated Health Partnerships (IHP) program, Minnesota’s groundbreaking approach to more efficiently delivering quality health care for low-income people, continues to grow. It now encompasses 21 provider groups and more than 462,000 enrollees in Medical Assistance, the state’s Medicaid program, and MinnesotaCare, a program for residents who do not have access to affordable health care coverage.

DHS interpreter poster now features 15 languages 

Minnesotans are speaking more languages, which is why DHS’ interpreter poster (DHS-4739-ENG) has recently been updated.

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Help keep vulnerable adults safe. Report any suspected adult maltreatment by calling the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center statewide toll-free number, 1-844-880-1574.

Medica questions?

Beginning this spring Medica will no longer provide some types of health care coverage through the State of Minnesota. If you are a Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare member and have Medica, you will need to change your health plan. You will get a notice in the mail in late February explaining how to change health plans. See the 2017 Special Enrollment Period website for more information.

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