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BIG CHANGES AT DHS

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Big news today out of the Department of Human Services - Director Jerry Foxhoven resigned effective immediately.  Department of Public Health Director Gerd Claybaugh will be interim DHS director mas well as remain DPH director.  More news to come on this as we are now two weeks out from another MCO entering the Iowa Medicaid system (Iowa Total Care) and DHS trying to right the issues that may have caused the deaths at the State Resource Centers. 

This comes on the heels of another high profile DHS resignation - MHDS Division Director Rick Schults announced earlier this month that he will leave the department on July 15.  More to come on this developing story!