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Committee Meets

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Committee Meets

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota legislature meets today in Pierre. Member Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says they will get an update from the Department of Social Services on the implementation of the Medicaid management information system…

Hunhoff says it has been a long involved process to upgrade the Medicaid information systems…

Legislators will also hear about the process of licensing insurance agents to work within the exchange being set up under the Affordable Care Act…

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