Gov. Mark Dayton says four large health
plans have agreed to cap 2011 profits from state business and give
back excess earnings.
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed a 15th case of measles.
Parents of children with deadly and chronic diseases spoke out Thursday against a bill that would ban human cloning.
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed a 14th measles case.
A new report showing that several counties in southern Minnesota are the healthiest places in the state means that "place matters" more than we might think when it comes to being healthy, according to state health officials. The report, released Wednesday, shows that several counties in northern Minnesota were the least healthy.
Another measles case has been confirmed in Minnesota, bringing the outbreak total to 13 so far. So far no deaths have been associated with the outbreak, but eight people have been hospitalized.
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed another measles case, bringing the outbreak total to 12 so far.
Earlier this week, the governor changed state policy to order more transparency from health plans that receive more than $3 billion a year to manage state-subsidized programs for poor Minnesotans. But the health plans have had remarkably few complaints.
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed 12 additional deaths, bringing the total this season to 25.
Minnesota health plans will now be required to compete against each other to manage state-subsidized health care programs for elderly, disabled and poor Minnesotans.
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed another measles case in Hennepin County, bringing the outbreak total to 10 so far.
The Minnesota Department of Health has identified two more measles cases in Minneapolis, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to six this year.
Some stem cell researchers and bio-business leaders are urging lawmakers to kill a proposed bill that would ban human cloning in Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota says a bill to ban human cloning, which was introduced this week at the Legislature, is an attack on embryonic stem cell research.
Children's Defense Fund Minnesota says more families are struggling to meet basic needs.
In its annual Kids Count Data Book released Wednesday, the child advocacy group says 174,000 Minnesota children were living in poverty in 2009.