Lynne A. Valenti,
Cabinet Secretary


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Children's Health Insurance Program

  • DSS offers a wide variety of career opportunities; including Child Support Specialists, Economic Assistance Benefits Specialists, Family Services Specialists and more. Find out how you can join our team today.
Health Insurance Marketplace

Beginning on November 15, 2014, the Health Insurance Marketplace is open for individuals and families to look for affordable health insurance. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2015, and depending on your income you may even be able to get help paying for the insurance premiums. To see your healthcare coverage options through the new on-line Health Insurance Marketplace click here: or call 1-800-318-2596 for more information. You can also find local help to learn about and enroll in affordable healthcare options at

South Dakota Medicaid and CHIP

Individuals and families with lower incomes may qualify for South Dakota's Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs. To find out more about Medicaid and CHIP and whether you might qualify, click here.



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