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Health and Human Services

The following write-ups are produced and maintained by Minnesota House Research Department, with some links provided to other sources.

General Health and Human Services

Child Care

Child Support

Health Care Programs

Medical Assistance



  • Integrated Health Partnerships Demonstration
    A 19-page information brief that describes the Integrated Health Partnerships demonstration, which is a direct contracting program between the state and healthcare providers for services provided to MA and MinnesotaCare enrollees. December 2018.
  • Public Program Dental Reimbursement and Other Changes: 2021 Session
    A 6-page brief that describes changes made by the 2021 Legislature regarding reimbursement for dental care under the Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare programs. October 2021.
  • Telemedicine Laws in Minnesota
    A 15-page publication that describes the major provisions for providing telemedicine under Minnesota law, including temporary changes made recently related to COVID. July 2020.
  • Utilization Review of Health Care Services
    A 10-page publication summarizing state laws governing utilization review and the regulation of utilization review organizations. November 2021.

Health Professions

HHS Facilities

Income Assistance Programs

Minnesota Family Investment Program

Public Health

Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities

Youth & Minors' Rights

  • Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy
  • Minors' Consent for Health Care
  • Reporting Maltreatment of Minors
    A 16-page overview of reporting maltreatment of minors as established in the Maltreatment of Minors Act. The act establishes a system for reporting possible child abuse and neglect, and its related laws and rules. December 2020.
  • Youth and the Law
    A 135-page guidebook explaining state law and court cases that establish rights, responsibilities, and protections for youth, including information on economic protection, education, health and social services, and criminal justice. December 2020.