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Appropriations Bill Funds Key Priorities

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.   

DHS Conducting Transportation Access as Part of HCBS Transportation Study

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.  

DHS Conducting Two Provider Surveys as Part of HCBS Transportation Study

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.  

DHS Conducting Survey of HCBS Transportation Provider Costs

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.  

DHS Conducting HCBS Transportation Access Study

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.  

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