Health Care

MNsure chooses new contractor for website in advance of audit

The state health insurance exchange, MNsure, has contracted with a company that will take over the agency’s website and technical operations. The Star Tribune reports MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz...

April 09, 2014

New Medicare data show how Minnesota doctors compare

Minnesota ranks in about the middle among the states when it comes to Medicare doctor reimbursements, according to new data released this week by the the Center for Medicare Services. In Minnesota...

April 09, 2014

Dayton defends MNsure amid GOP questions

Gov. Mark Dayton is accusing critics of MNsure of waging a propaganda campaign in an effort to destroy it. Dayton’s comments followed an announcement by GOP members of a legislative oversight...

April 08, 2014

Ability Network Draws $550M Investment

The Minneapolis-based health care IT company continues to grow.

April 08, 2014

Commission to decide if MNsure needs in-depth audit

A legislative commission will decide this week if MNsure should undergo an in-depth audit, according to media reports. Minnesota’s new online health insurance marketplace was plagued with...

April 06, 2014

Med-Tech Firm Holaira Raises $42M, Plans Clinical Trial

Founded in 2008, Holaira is working to treat the debilitating symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

April 03, 2014

Construction firm fined for worker's death at Saints ballpark site

A construction firm working at the site of the new St. Paul Saints ballpark has been fined more than $50,000 as a result of an accident last year that killed one of its workers, the St. Paul...

April 02, 2014

Governor Mark Dayton

Dayton, Lawmakers Agree To Boost Pay For Care Workers

The $14 million provision included in Governor Mark Dayton’s budget funds the equivalent of about 218 full-time employees in the Department of Human Services.

April 02, 2014

Busy phone lines, clogged website cap MNsure's 1st public foray

Whether it was at the call center or in person, MNsure staff were flooded with requests for help Monday – the deadline to have health insurance under the recent health care reforms, or face a...

April 01, 2014

MNsure's interim CEO to testify before U.S. House committee

MNsure’s interim CEO Scott Leitz is one of several representatives of troubled state health insurance exchanges that has been invited to testify before the U.S. House Oversight Committee...

March 28, 2014

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