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After Computer Error, Backlog Of $30M In MinnesotaCare Premiums Won't Be Collected

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State officials say they will not try to collect a backlog of $30 million in MinnesotaCare premiums that weren’t paid.

The health care program for those with low incomes didn’t get paid because of problems with a computer system. 34 more words


Rally Held For Attendants Who Help People With Disabilities

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – A rally was held Tuesday at the State Capitol for people who help those with disabilities.

A representative for the Minnesota Department of Human Services said that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently told the department they would not allow a 7 percent rate increase on certain non-profit providers of service to people with disabilities. 86 more words


Dayton Introduces Legislation To Fight Elder Abuse

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Governor Mark Dayton is taking action to help protect Minnesota seniors.

This comes after a wave of criticism against the state health department’s lag in addressing elder abuse claims. 176 more words


Minn. Senate Committee Hears Elder Abuse Cases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota state officials say it will take at least six months to clear a massive backlog of abuse complaints at senior care facilities around the state. 349 more words


One number for mental health crisis services now being piloted in the Twin Cities

As we announced at the end of September, DHS has been testing a new phone number to connect people to crisis services. Testing of this number in the metro area has been completed, and the pilot of the new crisis number is now getting underway. 262 more words

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Minneapolis Daycare License Revoked After Allegations Of Fraud, Maltreatment

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A north Minneapolis daycare has had its license revoked following allegations of both financial misconduct and maltreatment of children, authorities say.

The Minnesota Department of Human Services says it revoked the child care license at Kingdom Kare Learning Center in Minneapolis on Aug. 215 more words