Two Minnesota-based health care organizations have won federal innovation grants Friday totaling more than $30 million under the health care law.
Watson, IBM's artificial intelligence supercomputer, could help doctors wade through loads of research data and apply that knowledge to treating patients.
Minnesota will receive $700,000 as part of a settlement with Aflac insurance. Aflac bills itself as the number one provider of supplemental health insurance in the U.S.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is accusing North Memorial, a Twin Cities health care provider, and embattled debt collector Accretive Health of apparently operating without legally required patient privacy protections.
A former patient of embattled Fairview Health Services testified at a U.S. Senate hearing in St. Paul Wednesday about being hit up for payment while writhing in pain on an emergency room gurney.
The Minnesota Medical Association says it wants to work with health plans to develop a better process for prescription drug approval.
The CEO of Fairview Health Services, a major Minnesota health system under investigation for bill collection practices, is leaving that position at the end of July.
A low-income group under age 65 falls into a kind of no-man's land for affordable coverage. They earn too much to qualify for assistance through Medicaid, but not enough to afford even subsidized commercial insurance.
Minnesota Commerce Department officials say federal officials will review the state's progress on developing a key part of the federal health care overhaul next week.
The federal government is proposing to temporarily raise Medicaid payment rates for primary care doctors in Minnesota and nationwide.
A Twin Cities-area program that serves adults with disabilities and complex medical conditions has won a major innovation grant under the federal health care law.
The federal government will delay carrying out a key part of the health care overhaul that is aimed at shedding light on the financial relationships between doctors, drug companies, and medical device makers.
Rural Minnesota health leaders say their communities not only face shortages of nurses and doctors, but of many other health care workers as well.
Seven Minnesota community health centers will share in more than $15 million under new grants provided under the federal health care overhaul.
A small number of Minnesotans could receive a rebate as part of the federal health care law's new insurance regulations.