Department of social services http://kbia.org en Mo. House committee discusses social services department http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-committee-discusses-social-services-department <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p></p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">A Missouri House interim committee tasked with looking at how efficiently state government operates spent Monday scrutinizing the Department of Social Services.</span></font></span></font></span> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:45:44 +0000 Marshall Griffin 39466 at http://kbia.org Mo. House committee discusses social services department Mo. Medicaid director out of a job http://kbia.org/post/mo-medicaid-director-out-job <p>The director of Missouri's Medicaid health care program is out of a job.</p><p>Ian McCaslin confirmed to The Associated Press that as of Tuesday, he is no longer the director of the MO HealthNet Division of the Department of Social Services.</p><p>McCaslin declined to say whether he resigned or was dismissed by Gov. Jay Nixon's administration.</p><p>A Nixon spokesman referred questions to the department. The department provided a memo from Director Alan Freeman noting McCaslin is leaving but did not elaborate.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 13:28:07 +0000 Associated Press 33771 at http://kbia.org Mo. department backing down on welfare contract http://kbia.org/post/mo-department-backing-down-welfare-contract <p>The Missouri Department of Social Services has announced it will scale back on its participation in a contract to move welfare recipients onto federal disability. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:21:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32598 at http://kbia.org Mo. department backing down on welfare contract