A DFL state lawmaker from Inver Grove Heights says he'll introduce legislation to establish one of the central parts of the federal health care law: a state insurance exchange.
Commercial health insurers are scrambling for position as a key part of the federal health law threatens to upend their marketplace in two years.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has named former UnitedHealth Group executive Kenneth Burdick to be its new president and CEO.
An advisory task force is pushing for strong consumer and small business representation in the oversight of Minnesota's health insurance exchange.
More than 50 DFL lawmakers have signed on to an advisory brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the federal health care law.
The clock is ticking for Minnesota to develop its own health insurance exchange.
A prominent anti-abortion group is stepping up pressure on legislators to get more involved in planning a Minnesota health insurance exchange.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has chosen three Minnesota health systems to take part in a national program designed to improve patient care while lowering costs to Medicare.
The Obama Administration said it'll give individual states a major role in determining the minimum benefits health insurers must provide under the federal health care law in 2014.
A federal program subsidizing the health care costs of retirees not eligible for Medicare will end in about two weeks — at least a year early.
Minnesota hospitals get a nearly $3 million federal grant to improve safety in the nation's health care centers.
A program subsidizing the health care costs of early retirees will run out of money two years early.
The Robina Foundation will fund a multi-year program designed to better coordinate support for patients in the later stages of illnesses such as cancer, heart failure, and Alzheimer's. The project is aimed at patients who have life expectancies between six months and two years.
Prototypes of possible models for Minnesota's health exchanges are now online and will allow consumers to shop for health coverage, compare health plans, and guide eligible residents through the process of applying for public subsidies.
Minnesotans will be able to test drive the state's future health insurance marketplace when several prototypes of insurance exchanges are made available online Monday for public review.