More than $6 million in federal health care funds will come to Minnesota after all. The money was at the heart of a political skirmish between Gov. Mark Dayton and State Sen. David Hann, R-Eden Prairie.
The federal government has given the Minnesota Board on Aging $150,000 to step up efforts to combat Medicare fraud in the state.
The rancor grows between Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP state Sen. David Hann over the use of federal health grants.
The Governor's task force to improve Minnesota's health care system met for the first time Monday.
A task force met to begin the job of shaping an insurance exchange for Minnesota. The online marketplaces are a key part of the federal health care law.
State Republican lawmakers are trying to determine their best stance towards the state-based insurance exchanges mandated as part of the health care overhaul.
Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order today that establishes a new state task force on health care reform.
A partnership between two rivals offers a glimpse of the future under a cornerstone of the federal health care overhaul.
The federal government released much-anticipated rules today about how a centerpiece of the federal health care law will work — a program intended to spur medical providers into forming Accountable Care Organizations.
A legal challenge to President Barack Obama's federal health care law has a major court date Thursday in Minnesota.
Minnesota's Hospital Association, which represents most of the hospitals in the state, is applauding federal efforts to cut red tape in its Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Through the federal stimulus and health care laws, 120 health care workers in Minnesota will receive tax free awards of up to $60,000 for serving two years in communities with limited access to health care.
Health insurance exchanges are one of the pillars of the federal health care overhaul. Under the law, Minnesota, like all states, will eventually have an exchange -- an online marketplace where consumers and small businesses can compare and buy health plans. But there's a battle shaping up over who will design and run it.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding Minnesota nearly $5 million to stem chronic diseases and promote healthier communities.
Last month, some state Republican lawmakers criticized the governor for using a $4 million federal grant to prepare for an exchange without consulting the GOP-controlled legislature.