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Report: DHS improper payments could be up to $28 million

The Department of Human Services (DHS), which runs Minnesota's Medicaid program, made up to $28.9 million in improper payments to managed care organizations between...

47,000 Duplicate Accounts at State DHS Cost Taxpayers a Bundle

We’ve all heard about organizations “too big to fail.” But what about government agencies “too big to function?” That pretty well sums up the...

Homelessness is Skyrocketing in Minnesota

In 2019, 29 states saw a decline in homelessness from 2018 according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Minnesota was not one...

Internal Audit of Minnesota DHS Confirms Allegations of Whistleblower Who Was...

An internal audit released Tuesday of the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division confirms some of the allegations raised by a whistleblower...

Why DHS is going after the counties

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking $9 million from counties due to overpayments or improper payments made by DHS. DHS wants the...

Highly Paid Minnesota DHS Official Reassigned Over Welfare Fraud Scandal

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS), an $18.5 billion state agency that makes up a third of the state’s budget, and employs 7,300 people,...

DHS official approved payments to organizations he was involved with

There’s yet another scandal at the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS). Former Assistant Commissioner Nathan Moracco, a senior DHS official, signed contracts and...

Counties Push Back After Minnesota DHS Asks for $9 Million in...

Counties across the state are resisting requests from Minnesota’s Department of Human Services to help pay back $9 million in improper payments. DHS plans to...

Minnesota House Hearing Reignites Concerns About Child Care Fraud

A Monday morning hearing before the House Health and Human Services Committee reignited concerns about fraud within Minnesota’s Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Department of...

Email Appears to Show DHS Wanted to Cut Check to Child...

Officials in Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) allegedly wanted to cut a new check to a child care center that had its bank...