Department of social services

Politics
5:45 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Mo. House committee discusses social services department

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A Missouri House interim committee tasked with looking at how efficiently state government operates spent Monday scrutinizing the Department of Social Services.

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Politics
8:28 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Mo. Medicaid director out of a job

The director of Missouri's Medicaid health care program is out of a job.

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.

McCaslin declined to say whether he resigned or was dismissed by Gov. Jay Nixon's administration.

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.

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Politics
4:21 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Mo. department backing down on welfare contract

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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.

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