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A legislative committee will delve into topics ranging from Medicaid expansion to services for people with developmental disabilities and planned reductions in state health and human services spending when it meets Jan. 18-19 in Helena.

The Legislative Audit Committee (LAC) will meet Tuesday, December 12-13, 2017, in room 172 of the state Capitol building in Helena. Legislative Audit Committee to review Department of Public Health and Human Services, The Montana University System including the Commissioner’s Office,...

The Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee will hold a conference call meeting at 1 p.m. on Nov. 8 to review a draft letter formally objecting to proposed administrative rules that would reduce provider reimbursement rates.

The State-Tribal Relations Committee holds its first meeting of the 2017-2018 interim on July 13 in Helena. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 137 of the Capitol.

Governor Bullock Announces Community Placements from Montana Developmental Center
Governor Steve Bullock announced today significant progress in locating long term community placements for clients living in the Montana Developmental Center (MDC) in Boulder.
The Legislative Audit Committee (LAC) will meet November 4th and 5th in Room 137 of the State Capitol.The LAC is tasked with advising the Legislative Auditor as well as reviewing legislative audit reports and releasing them to the public.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: DPHHS, Legislative Audit Committee
Bullock Encourages Montanans to Provide Public Comment on HELP Act Proposal

Governor Bullock today called for public comments on Montana’s plan for the Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) Act.

The Department of Revenue’s Liquor Control Division and the Interagency Coordinating Council on State Prevention Programs (ICC) have partnered with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to provide the Power of Parents® program in Montana. Three out of every four kids say their parents...
Thursday, May 14, 2015/Categories: Department of Revenue/Tags: DPHHS, Liquor Education
The site of a newborn lamb taking its first breath, or a chick pecking through its shell to explore a brand new world are annual events that capture the curiosity of all ages, but especially our youth.   That’s why the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and the...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015/Categories: Department of Health and Human Services/Tags: DPHHS, animals, healthy

Carroll College football coach Mike Van Diest and DPHHS have teammed up on a Public Service Announcement to encourage Montanans age 50 and older to get screened for colon cancer.