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Broadened law lets Minnesota hospitals dispense medical marijuana

When medical cannabis becomes legal this July in pill and liquid form, patients will be able to obtain it at Minnesota hospitals and health care facilities. According to an announcement by the...

May 29, 2015

Low-income families face health price hikes because of MinnesotaCare cuts

Health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket costs for thousands of people on low-incomes will increase because of cuts to MinnesotaCare that were approved this week. Although a GOP-led attempt to...

May 23, 2015

MN home care company to hire laid-off Wisconsin workers

A Minnesota home health care business is planning to hire hundreds of Wisconsin workers who will be laid off this month as their employer ceases operations. GeminiCares, a long-term care provider...

May 14, 2015

Mayo plans new campus in La Crosse, Wis. area; could employ 3,800

The small city of Onalaska, Wis., could become another hub for Mayo Clinic’s health care operations in west-central Wisconsin. Rochester-based Mayo is in the early planning stages to build a...

May 05, 2015

MNsure CEO steps down as lawmakers debate future of program

As lawmakers debate the future of Minnesota’s troubled health insurance exchange, its chief executive officer is stepping down after 18 months at the helm. MNsure announced Monday afternoon...

May 04, 2015

UnitedHealth buys Illinois company for $12.8B – here's how it affects the industry

In a hefty move that expands its prescription pricing industry presence, UnitedHealth Group is purchasing an Illinois-based pharmacy benefit management company in an all-cash deal worth $12.8...

March 30, 2015

Putting A Value On Value

The shift to value-based reimbursement should shift money back to employers.

March 25, 2015

Dayton calls for review of MNsure; House panel votes to drop it

Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday he wants a top-to-bottom review of MNsure, the statewide health care insurance exchange, and would be open to a variety of solutions to make it work better – up to and...

March 16, 2015

Swift

Minneapolis-Based Nonprofit Helps Disabled Adults Find Meaningful Work

Founded four decades ago in Red Wing, Opportunity Services has 10 offices in Minnesota, three in Florida and one in Massachusetts.

March 06, 2015

Mayo Clinic has a banner year; income up 36 percent in 2014

For Mayo Clinic, 2014 was a very good year. The hospital and clinic system based in Rochester, Minn., saw its operating income increase by more than one-third last year, which was its strongest...

March 04, 2015

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