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On January 14, 2020 by Jodi Boyne
The 2020 appropriations package that was signed into law in late December features key initiatives and funding for workforce, dementia, veterans and potential transportation solutions for rural and underserved communities.
On September 4, 2018 by Jeff Bostic
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is conducting a survey on access to transportation services for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver recipients. The survey is part of a larger study of transportation services for HCBS waiver recipients that will inform a report to the 2019 Legislature.
On August 7, 2018 by Jeff Bostic
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is contracting with Navigant Consulting for a review of the rates and availability of transportation services for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver clients. That study has two works groups advising DHS and Navigant, one looking at rates and one looking at access.
On July 17, 2018 by Jeff Bostic
As we have covered previously, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is conducting numerous studies this summer that are related to reports it is required to submit to the 2019 Legislature. In addition to a study Elderly Waiver rates and of Adult Day Services, DHS is also reviewing rates and availability of transportation services for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver clients.
On June 19, 2018 by Jeff Bostic
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has contracted with Navigant Consulting, the company that is also conducting studies on Elderly Waiver rates and the role of Adult Day services, to conduct a study of transportation access for home and community-based service enrollees, including both the elderly and disabled populations.
On October 3, 2017 by Jodi Boyne
The Minnesota Departments of Transportation and Human Services, in collaboration with other state agencies, are working with local governments and organizations to create Regional Transportation Coordinating Councils (RTCCs) throughout Greater Minnesota.
On October 4, 2016 by Jodi Boyne
Transportation continues to be one of the largest gaps in services across Minnesota for older adults and people with disabilities. A new model in California involving ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft could potentially serve as a model to address this challenge.
On May 17, 2016 by Roni Falck
The Minnesota Departments of Transportation and Human Services are convening a second round of stakeholder workshops to better understand and coordinate public transit and human services transportation activities.
On April 22, 2015 by Mary Youle
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Minnesota Department of Human Services, working with the Metropolitan Council and other state and local agencies, are seeking feedback