Minnesota’s Home Care Assistance Costs are Rising Faster than the National Average
Minnesota’s Home Care Assistance Costs are Rising Faster than the National Average

In most cases, costs for at-home care or care at an assisted living facility surpassed and continued to rise faster than what the U.S. as a whole is experiencing, according to a recent report.

Commerce Department Reaches Settlement With AIG Over Unpaid Benefits
Commerce Department Reaches Settlement With AIG Over Unpaid Benefits

In the last five years, the state department has reached settlements with 13 life insurance companies for failing to pay beneficiaries from Minnesota.

Diabetes Will Cost Employers $20.4 Billion in Lost Productivity This Year
Diabetes Will Cost Employers $20.4 Billion in Lost Productivity This Year

Report says full-time workers with diabetes will miss more than 45 million days of work in 2017.

Mayo Clinic Bumps Up Contribution to DMC Operating Budget by 36 Percent
Mayo Clinic Bumps Up Contribution to DMC Operating Budget by 36 Percent

Earmarks $1.27 million for 2018 as initiative marks Discovery Square groundbreaking.

How the Opioid Epidemic is Affecting Minnesota Medical Examiners
How the Opioid Epidemic is Affecting Minnesota Medical Examiners

Overdose deaths are inherently suspicious and usually require a full autopsy — plus toxicology testing.

Employers Enjoyed Small Increases in Health Benefit Costs in 2017

Two more reports confirm employers’ health costs were relatively stable this year.

Anthem Names Former UnitedHealth Exec Gail Boudreaux as its CEO
Anthem Names Former UnitedHealth Exec Gail Boudreaux as its CEO

With Boudreaux at its helm, Anthem will become the second-largest company run by a woman in the U.S.

Minnesota Falls in Hospital Patient Safety Ranking
Minnesota Falls in Hospital Patient Safety Ranking

State ranks 27th in percentage of hospitals with highest patient safety scores.

Construction Work Set for $32M Lung Restoration Lab at Mayo’s Florida Clinic
Construction Work Set for $32M Lung Restoration Lab at Mayo’s Florida Clinic

Collaboration with United Therapeutics could include opening a similar facility in Rochester later on.