Rosalie Wahl, one of Minnesota's legal pioneers, died today at 88. While she will be remembered first and foremost as Minnesota's first woman to serve on the state Supreme Court, her time as justice was only a part of an extraordinary life. "Minnesota owes Justice Wahl a great debt of gratitude for her exceptional service," Gov. Mark Dayton said.
Minnesota will seek another $40 million in federal money to operate the new online insurance marketplace, MNsure in 2014.
Representatives of the state's new online insurance marketplace, MNsure, will go before a legislative oversight committee on Monday in St. Paul.
At a town hall meeting Tuesday night, DFL lawmakers welcomed questions about health care overhaul, and warned residents of impending information deluge.
Several DFL lawmakers will hold a health care town hall meeting Tuesday to explain how the new health care law will affect Minnesotans and answer their questions.
Many young adults may not worry about a health crisis, but the people building insurance exchanges worry about the millions of other healthy Americans who they fear may simply opt out. They need those younger, low-risk people to pay premiums to offset the costs of covering older, sicker Americans.
Sixteen Minnesota health centers will share $1.68 million in federal funds to help uninsured Minnesotans obtain coverage under the federal health care law. The funding is part of a national grant of $150 million.
While Latinos comprise a small fraction of Minnesota's population , they are a big part of the uninsured population. One in eight Latinos lacks health insurance. That makes Latino communities a likely focus for efforts to reduce the number of Minnesotans lacking health coverage.
The state's new health insurance exchange, MNsure, won't be affected by the Obama administration's decision today to delay a key employer mandate under the federal health care law, Minnesota officials.
Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace, MNSURE, is turning to social media to inform consumers about its progress toward a launch this fall.
State spending on Medicaid programs could rise substantially, even for states that have opted out of the federal health care law's Medicaid expansion, according to a University of Minnesota study.
Costs to build the technology infrastructure of Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace have gone up nearly $5 million.
A health insurance rebate could be coming to 9,161 Minnesotans.
The state's new online health insurance marketplace, MNsure, is banking on community groups and other grass-roots organizations to help people sign up for health plans. MNsure will pay consumer assistants to help Minnesotans apply for and enroll in coverage. But MNsure has a two-tier payment system that advocates for low-income people call unfair.
Children's Hospitals and UnitedHealthcare will be giving out 700 free children's bicycle helmets and reflectors Tuesday afternoon at three Twin Cities parks and selected boys and girls club camps.