June 14, 2022
House File 2578 has been signed by Governor Kim Reynolds, creating a Department of Health and Human Services and providing a one-year transition period for IDPH and DHS to merge current functions into the new department. The legislation requires the transition departments
- More efficiently and effectively manage health and human services programs that are the responsibility of the state.
- Establish a health and human services policy for the state.
- Promote health and the quality of life in the health and human services field.