INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Monday afternoon, Debra Minott, Secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, released the following statement in regards to leaving her role with the agency:
“I have appreciated the opportunity to serve FSSA and the taxpayers of Indiana for the past 17 months. We have all worked together to re-establish FSSA as an integrated, collaborative agency. I will be transitioning out of my role as Secretary over the next month or so and look forward to working with the Governor’s office to ensure an orderly transition to new leadership.”
Minott's departure comes as Governor Mike Pence and his health care team are in the middle of pitching the federal government on expanding low-income insurance using a state-run alternative to Medicaid. Minott had been one of a handful of top officials leading local meetings on the proposal in the past few weeks.