Insurance

Minnesota man becomes first in state to get new cardiac device

A Minnesota man has become the first in the state to receive a new implant device to help with heart-racing issues, FOX 9 reports. The tiny device, which is hidden behind a band-aid on 37-year-old...

March 05, 2014

MNsure lowering enrollment expectations

MNsure, the state’s new health insurance exchange, is lowering its estimates for how many Minnesotans will end up using the website to enroll in private insurance plans, the Star Tribune...

February 26, 2014

3M headquarters

3M Buys Fast-Growing Health Care Data Firm

3M said its planned acquisition of Treo Solutions will benefit its health information systems business, which provides software and consulting services to health care clients.

February 21, 2014

Lawmakers raise concerns on MNsure budget future

Minnesota lawmakers warned leaders of MNsure that they will have to figure out how to handle a possible budget shortfall starting in 2015. The state Legislature’s MNsure oversight committee...

February 12, 2014

US Capitol

Health Care Mandate Delayed For More Employers

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and national employer groups responded both positively and negatively to the second delay of one of the major requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

February 11, 2014

Jim Hays

Hays Companies' Risky Business

Twenty years ago Jim Hays and five friends launched Hays Companies, a commercial risk insurance firm. Today it’s the 16th-largest of its kind in the country.

February 03, 2014

U.S. Capitol

Businesses Seek Revision Of Obamacare’s “30 Hour” Rule

The National Retail Federation and the International Franchise Association are among those urging Congress to change the definition of "full time" to 40 hours a week, rather than 30.

January 29, 2014

Top 100

3 MN Cos. Among “100 Best Companies To Work For”

Allianz Life Insurance Company, Mayo Clinic, and General Mills were named to the list based on employee surveys and company benefits and practices.

January 16, 2014

Stock Fall

Dolan’s Stock Hits All-Time Low On Credit Deal

Since announcing its new amended credit agreement, Dolan’s stock has dropped more than 8 percent, reaching a record low price Tuesday afternoon.

January 14, 2014

MNsure may need more funding

MNsure is coming under more scrutiny from legislators and Gov. Dayton, according to many media sources. The StarTribune  quotes Gov. Mark Dayton admitting Friday that MNsure fell far short of the...

January 11, 2014

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