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Health Care

Nov 3, 2015

Huge shift of residents on public health care plans underway

State health officials are in the midst of a massive transition of residents on public health programs, shifting hundreds of thousands of low-income people to new coverage plans as the state aims to book millions of dollars in savings.

Oct 21, 2015

Rochester sets stage for medical visitor housing

Rochester will make room for extended-stay housing for area hospital patients and their families.

Oct 16, 2015

MNsure debate draws interest at federal level

State oversight panel focuses on rising costs

Oct 2, 2015

This might pinch a little: MNsure rates to balloon next year

MNsure and the state Department of Commerce have the same advice for Minnesotans that Smokey Robinson’s mama had for him: You’d better shop around. The two entities announced Thursday that individual and family health coverage via MNsure next year could cost up to 49 percent more next year than it did this year, and they encouraged new and current enrollees in the health care exchange to sp[...]

Sep 30, 2015

Senators examine health disparities

Near the end of a public, off-site meeting for the Senate Health, Human Services and Housing Committee on Monday night, a public health advocate for the Somali community approached the microphone and recited a number of “very serious concerns” within the immigrant community, which, he said, had been unfairly targeted for investigations of nonprofit health organizations. After finishing the [...]

Sep 18, 2015

Clinical training for doctors in short supply

Preceptor programs struggle with funding and demand.

Sep 10, 2015

Crowd rallies against Planned Parenthood outside Dayton home

Hundreds of abortion opponents rallied outside the home of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, calling for the state to investigate Planned Parenthood.

Aug 26, 2015

Task force begins review of child protection

Members of a joint working group laid out a course of action, both legislative and by the DHS, that is set to stretch several years into the future, with more immediate benchmarks leading up to significant legislative action starting in 2016.

Aug 21, 2015

MNsure: ‘What’s working and what’s not’

The MNsure Legislative Oversight Committee grills officials on the program’s budget and efficacy.

Jul 29, 2015

Commission seeks to foster health care workforce

The Health Care Workforce Commission was formed in 2014 to identify current and anticipated workforce shortages in the health business.

Jul 22, 2015

Rx cannabis: Loud debate, quiet rollout

Sides offer different reasons for slow enrollment in medicinal marijuana program

Jul 15, 2015

Backlog spurs renewed calls to jettison MNsure

Republicans renewed their call for the state to begin transitioning to the federal system.

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