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Government-run health care delayed, but still rolling on

When the 2023 legislature adjourned on May 22, it had spared Minnesota a rush to instituting Government-run, single payer health care. Instead, it used...

Democrats want to provide MinnesotaCare to illegal immigrants 

Democrats have introduced a bill that would make illegal immigrants eligible for MinnesotaCare, a state-subsidized health insurance program. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Esther Agbaje,...

Commentary: Four ways to counter rising health insurance costs

Health insurance premiums are rapidly rising. Employers, facing a shortage of workers, and higher operating costs due to inflation, are scrambling to provide affordable...

Another Insurance Giant Pulls Out of MNSure

EAGAN, Minn. — Small businesses will no longer be able to purchase health care plans from the Minnesota Exchange. The Star Tribune reports that...

Double Digit Rate Increase on MN’s Health Care Exchange in 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesotans looking to buy health insurance on Minnesota’s exchange will now have an idea of how much insurance premiums will rise in...

Blue Cross, Children’s Minnesota Fail To Reach Contract Agreement

MINNEAPOLIS - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota failed to reach a deal by the July 5, 2017 contract deadline. As...

No MN Legislature Special Session Agreement Reached

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) and House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) meet for final contentious special session agenda negotiations; fail to reach agreement. St. Paul,...

Dayton Pushing for Special Session on Healthcare, Says GOP Plan Not...

MN Governor Advocates for Using Projected Surplus to Fund Relief for Insurance Hikes St. Paul, MN - After tabling discussions until the end of the...

MN Commerce Department Requests $24,000 for Staff Travel

The Minnesota Department of Commerce has earmarked tens of thousands of dollars in federal grant money for staff travel to conferences. The department announced they...

MN Health Insurance Rates To Skyrocket in 2017

The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced Friday that rates on individual health care plans will increase somewhere between 50 and 67 percent for 2017 About...