Gov. Mark Dayton says he welcomes a federal investigation of the state's Medicaid program. The focus of the investigation remains unclear.
Minnesota health plans and religious groups are taking a wait-and-see approach after the Obama administration announced a compromise aimed at stemming the backlash to a controversial health policy.
Allina Hospitals and Clinics, one of Minnesota's major medical systems, is changing its name to Allina Health, to emphasize overall patient health rather than just treating illnesses.
A leading GOP state senator who opposes the federal health care overhaul is accusing the Dayton administration of misusing federal tax dollars to hire staff to build a state insurance exchange.
A key GOP Minnesota lawmaker says the state needs legislative authority to establish a health insurance exchange, a central part of the federal health care overhaul.
The debate over a key part of the federal health care overhaul heats up again at the state capitol.
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.