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Here's why health care premiums for MNsure and individual plans are going up

Thousands of Minnesotans who buy their own health insurance – including those who buy through MNsure – will see the monthly premium they pay increase by up to 49 percent next year. The Commerce...

October 01, 2015


Rick Jelinek, Former Optum CEO, Takes Senior Role With Aetna

Jelinek, who held a several CEO roles at UnitedHealth Group, will lead the integration of health care provider Aetna’s $37.7 billion purchase of Humana Inc.

October 01, 2015

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October 01, 2015

MN hospitals see drop in unpaid bills for care; MNsure is one reason

State health officials credit health care reform for a drop in the amount of uncompensated care that Minnesota hospitals provided in 2014. The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that...

September 29, 2015


Medtronic Expands Device Portfolio With $100M Clot Removal Purchase

The Dublin-based company also paid $500 million in U.S. income tax for transferring $9.8 billion from its overseas subsidies.

September 29, 2015

2nd medical marijuana supplier starts offering discounts, loyalty program

A second Minnesota manufacturer of medical marijuana is cutting prices on its products. Minnesota Medical Solutions announced it is offering a 50 percent discount to some patients on their first...

September 25, 2015


Bloomington Doctor Indicted For Health Care Scheme, Taking Kickbacks

Elena Polukhin received more than $43,000 for allegedly prescribing pain cream and opioids to patients without a legitimate purpose.

September 24, 2015

Medical marijuana provider aims to soften high costs with monthly discount

Some patients who use marijuana to ease the pain of serious medical conditions have found Minnesota’s new program creates a pain in the pocketbook. To help with that, one of the state’s...

September 21, 2015


North Memorial Facing Religious Accommodation Lawsuit

The federal government is taking action against the healthcare provider after revoking a job offer for an applicant who requested to not work on her Sabbath.

September 18, 2015

Ranking: The average test price, medical bill at clinics across Minnesota

The price for medical tests and procedures – from an X-ray to a glucose measurement – jumped up 6 percent in 2014. And your overall medical bill likely went up too. MN Community Measurement...

September 18, 2015

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