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Interim Manager to Lead DHS Inspector General Office

On July 30, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Acting Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Pam Wheelock tnamed Bob Jacobson to manage the Office of Inspector General on an interim basis.  

DWRS, Vulnerable Adults Legislation Advance in House Omnibus HHS/Transportation Bill

On May 2, 2018 by Libbie Chapuran

The Minnesota House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the House Omnibus Health, Human Services, and Transportation Budget bill (HF 3138 – Dean). The bill, which passed on a 82 to 43 vote, contains a number of provisions important to senior service providers including the Vulnerable Adults Maltreatment Prevention and Protection Act (HF 3308 – Kiel, as amended in HHS) and funding for DWRS (HF 3191 – Schomacker). 

Problematic Provisions Remain as Senate Vulnerable Adults Legislation Progresses

On May 2, 2018 by Libbie Chapuran

The Minnesota Senate has advanced a bill that would significantly alter many provisions that impact the way aging services providers serve older adults in long-term care settings.

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