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Press Releases


Working Group on Diabetes and High Deductible Health Plans to meet on Thursday, April 15th from 11:00am – 12:30pm

Also the first sentence of the first paragraph should read, “The Department of Social Services will host the next meeting of the Working Group on Diabetes and High Deductible Health Plans, pursuant to Public Act 20-4, on Thursday, April 15th from 11:00am-12:30pm., via YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMCA6bgwIlYYtfE6F-Wa5MQ/featured  The Working Group will help determine if the Commissioner should establish a program to refer people diagnosed with diabetes, regardless of health insurance coverage status, to federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs) and other covered entities for treatment.  Meeting viewing information will be updated before meeting. 


March 04, 2021 – 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Recorded Meeting
March 19, 2021 – 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Agenda   Minutes  

April 1, 2021 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


April 15, 2021 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm