DHS mistakes to cost Swift County thousands

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By Reed Anfinson
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Swift County Monitor-News

“DHS made the top of the front page again,” Swift County Human Services Director Catie Lee told the board of commissioners at their meeting Nov. 19. “It’s like the tenth week in a row.”

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services isn’t getting front page headlines because of good things happening at the state agency. Rather, those headlines are about substantial financial errors that are going to cost counties a lot of money.

 “Counties will pay for some of growing financial failures at Minnesota DHS’ Lee said, quoting the headline in last week’s Star Tribune. “I think we are seeing the tip of the iceberg...”

 

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