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2 Minnesota cities are getting happy through a first-of-its-kind health project

Residents in two western Twin Cities suburbs are getting happy through a first-of-its-kind program. It’s called the Bounce Back Project, a community effort that aims to promote health through...

October 21, 2015


Could Medtronic Move R&D To Ireland For Tax Purposes?

With Medtronic being one of Ireland’s largest employers, analysts say there is a new incentive for the medical device maker to prioritize its Dublin headquarters for R&D.

October 15, 2015

UCare Cuts 245 Jobs

The health insurer lost bids to run part of the state’s low-income health programs.

October 13, 2015

Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians announce plans to merge

Two of Minnesota’s largest health care systems have announced plans to merge. Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Physicians signed letters of intent to move forward with the...

October 10, 2015

MN's health plan price hikes one of biggest in country – but tax credits cut them in half

Tax credits will likely soften the blow of price hikes for people who buy their own health insurance – but Minnesota will still see some of the highest increases in the country. The Minnesota...

October 06, 2015


UnitedHealth Group To Hire 1,700 Workers In Next Six Months

The additional employees are needed as business at the health insurer surges.

October 05, 2015

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

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