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For hundreds of Minnesotans, the wait for disability services is over

 


The number of Minnesotans with disabilities who endure prolonged waits for crucial social services has fallen sharply in recent months, as the state removes long-standing barriers to families most in need of assistance.

State officials are pressuring counties to spend more of the billions of dollars allocated annually — much of it unspent in recent years — for a coveted form of Medicaid assistance that helps people with disabilities build more independent lives in the community.

http://www.startribune.com/for-hundreds-of-minnesotans-the-wait-for-disability-services-is-over/364808681/

 

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