Dayton Criticizes Medica For Pushing Money To For-Profit UnitLawmakers passed legislation this year that allows for-profit HMOs to operate in Minnesota and made it easier for HMOs to transfer reserves.
Renewal Costs May Surprise MNsure CustomersMinnesotans who bought policies on the state's health insurance exchange are starting to get their first renewal notices, and many could be in for a nasty jolt.
MNsure: Expect An Average Hike Of 4.5 Percent In 2015The cost of getting health insurance through MNsure next year is going up -- but it will still be among the lowest in the country. Minnesotans who get insurance through the state's health exchange can enroll for next year beginning Nov. 15. Even though the rates are low for some people, others could see big rate hikes.
Early Snapshot Of 2015 MNsure Premiums Coming Up The state Commerce Department is preparing to release an early snapshot of 2015 premium rates for policies that will be sold on Minnesota's health insurance exchange, MNsure.
Minn. Insurance Companies Oppose Obama's Extension Minnesota's largest private insurance companies are opposing President Barack Obama's plan to let people keep existing insurance for at least a year under his health care law.
DeLaSalle RB Williams Has Sights On State TitleChris Williams is the talented and explosive running back from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. “I like to get to the end zone, so I just try everything to get to the end zone, every play,” Williams said. Walk him and you can see why teammates follow him. Williams didn't grow up privileged, and he did not forget where he grew up.
Medica Program Could Cut Down Your Grocery BillsSaving money is getting easier for 200,000 Minnesota families. Medica is rolling out a new program Monday that helps people save money and eat healthier. The program is called "healthy savings." Each week, a new list of healthy foods will go on sale.
Apple Valley Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Job, Medica Of $840 KAn Apple Valley woman pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding Medica and her employer of approximately $840,000.
Minn. HMOs Agree To Give Back Excess '11 ProfitsFour large nonprofit health plans will return excess profits from public health care contracts to the state under a yearlong deal announced Tuesday by Gov. Mark Dayton.
Doctors Want Medica’s Ratings Program DelayedSoon Minnesota doctors will be rated like hotels and restaurants. Medica‘s Premium Designation Program is set to be released on Wednesday on Medica's website, but doctors from the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) want it delayed.
Medica Doctor Evaluation MethodologyWe've got a link to the methodology of Medica's new doctor ratings study.