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Health Insurance Marketplace Startup Lands $10.5M

Gravie, which helps individuals shop for health insurance, has now raised a total of $13 million; Minneapolis-based Argos Risk is among other local companies to recently raise funds.

March 17, 2014


MN Tech Firm’s Health Care Site Enlists Pro Athletes

GamePlan4Me was designed by St. Paul-based tech firm Augeo and has partnered with more than 15 professional athletes, most recently Kobe Bryant.

March 13, 2014

MNsure announces strategy to balance its $5 million shortfall

MNsure anticipates a $5 million shortfall for next year, according to preliminary budget projections. But MPR News reports that leaders of the state’s health care exchange expect they will...

March 13, 2014

MNsure pushes enrollment as deadline to sign up approaches

There’s a deadline crunch approaching for Minnesotans to sign up for health insurance coverage for 2014, and MnSure is engaged in “March to Enroll,” a major push to help people...

March 10, 2014

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

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