State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota’s subsidized health care for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect.
Dakotas-based Sanford Health is planning a $1.8 million clinic in the Minnesota city of Bagley this year.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration is partnering with six Minnesota health providers in testing a new Medicaid payment model aimed at reducing cost of treatment for 100,000 Medicaid patients, with a greater emphasis on preventive care.
Minnesota’s health insurance exchange has launched a new web site to connect with more than 1 million Minnesotans who are expected to use the new marketplace to get coverage.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s new Democratic majorities have made it clear: The session that starts Tuesday will be all about the state budget.
A labor contract covering 12,000 Twin Cities nurses has been approved.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to include same-sex domestic partner benefits in Minnesota’s state employee contracts.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Hundreds gathered outside the Wal-Mart store on Friday along University Avenue in St. Paul. They were some workers who had walked off the job, and others were members of labor unions lending their support.
The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Minnesota is ahead of many other states facing a federal deadline to declare whether they will set up a health care marketplace to help people and small businesses get private insurance.
All revved up politically from Tuesday? Escape Fire, a documentary focused on how we can fix America’s “disease management” health care system, may likely augment your renewed vigor and perhaps give you something to do until the next election season.
Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.
President Barack Obama’s re-election is forcing the hand of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who had stopped all efforts to implement the federal health care reform law in the hopes that Republicans would take over in Washington.
After two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.