Lawmaker To Chair Health Care Committee Mulls OverhaulRepublican Sen. Michelle Benson will chair a powerful health care committee in 2017 after the GOP won back control of the state Senate.
With Time Running Out, Dayton Urges Lawmakers To Accept Health Care Relief PlanGov. Mark Dayton says time is running out to help Minnesota residents facing big health insurance premium hikes next year.
Minnesota Senate Republicans Targeting Health Care In 2017Senate Republicans are putting a major emphasis on health care as they take control.
Gov. Dayton Details Rebate Plan For Facing Rising Health Care Premiums Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton detailed on Thursday his plan to reduce the cost many Minnesotans will encounter with rising health care premiums.
Senate Dems Pushing Dayton To Call A Special SessionSenate Democrats are calling on Gov. Mark Dayton to call a special session to address rising health care costs.
Minn. GOP Calls For Special Session On MNsure CrisisOne state lawmaker is calling the MNsure situation "serious as a heart attack" -- literally.
Republicans Trying To Weed Out Waste In Public Program FundingRepublicans are reviving an effort to weed out waste from Minnesota's subsidized health care programs. It's not a new issue. House Republicans put forth a plan last year to cut out millions of dollars in spending by cutting individuals who shouldn't have qualified for programs like Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.
3rd Time's The Charm For MNsure Enrollment Goals?Did MNsure miss the mark on enrollment for a third straight year? Minnesota's health insurance exchange was due to report its registration tally on Monday. Open enrollment for consumer health plans ended on Sunday.
MDH: Health Care Costs 8 Times More For Those With Chronic DiseaseA new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has found that chronic disease sufferers are paying drastically more than those without chronic conditions.
Insurance Plans For 'Critical illness' Rise In Popularity"Critical illness" insurance is surging in popularity as consumers in high-deductible health plans look for ways to fill gaps in their coverage. The specialized coverage can help people who might struggle to pay out-of-pocket costs because it pays for things that conventional plans don't.
4 Things To Know: New ISIS Video, Weighing In For Weight LossThese are the top stories you need to know about from Monday, Jan. 4. They include a reason you shouldn't fear the bathroom scale, and the opening of new MnPASS lanes in St. Paul.
DHS: Renewal Period Extended For MN-Sponsored Health InsuranceThe Minnesota Department of Human Services says the renewal period for people on public health insurance will be extended for those who had their cases closed. The state said early Thursday that about 64,000 people were going to be dropped from public health insurance in Minnesota