Minnesota Home Health Care Workers Push For $15 Minimum WageMinnesota's home health care workers are starting a campaign to raise their pay to $15 an hour. Thousands of unionized home care workers just got a raise on Aug. 1 to $11 an hour.
Dayton Names Panel To Study Future Of MNsure, MinnesotaCareGov. Mark Dayton has made 11 picks to a health care task force that will study MNsure and MinnesotaCare and make recommendations for their future direction.
Audit Faults MNsure For MistakesAn audit of MNsure found Minnesota's Human Services Department made multiple mistakes verifying who's eligible for which public health program. Legislative Auditor James Nobles said human services got it wrong at least 17 percent of the time. "We spent a lot of money, taken quite a bit of time now and we ought to be at a point where they can get it right -- all the time, on every case," Nobles said.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
‘Things Are Going In The Wrong Direction’: Obama Critic At Union Depot President Barack Obama’s speech Wednesday was open to the public, but there was a limited number of tickets available.
Good Question: What Happens To Pumpkins After Halloween?Over the past month, people trying to apply for health insurance through the federal exchange encountered major problems on the healthcare.gov website. On Tuesday, President Obama addressed the situation, saying, “No one is more frustrated about that than I am.”
MNsure Lands $41M Federal Government GrantMinnesota's health insurance exchange has received a $41 million federal government grant to continue the exchange's rollout. Officials of the exchange, known as MNsure, announced the Health and Human Services grant on Thursday. MNsure had applied for $45 million.
Minn. Health Exchange Opens, A Few Hours Late Officials with Minnesota's state-run health insurance exchange still haven't announced a time for its launch. MNsure officials said late Monday afternoon that they had pushed the debut back to sometime Tuesday afternoon. But by early afternoon they still had not set a time for the online marketplace to go live and had not said why.
Quick Tips On Navigating MNsureMinnesota is days away from launching its new health insurance program as Minnesotans will pay the lowest average monthly premiums in the country. That's according to new numbers from the Obama administration made public on Wednesday.
Minn. House Health Bill Has Care Worker Pay Hike Minnesota House Democrats are proposing a healthcare spending bill that includes salary hikes for nursing home and long-term care workers but helps pay for it with a state surcharge on hospitals.
Franken: Details Coming On Health Care ChangesMinnesota Sen. Al Franken says he thinks the Obama administration will soon release details of how states can provide health insurance to lower-income people as part of the federal healthcare overhaul.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.