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MinnesotaCare

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MNsure Enrollment Tops 145,000

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is reporting a jump in enrollments as Monday’s open enrollment deadline approaches. MNsure officials say total enrollment has topped 145,000.

03/26/2014

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Dayton Signs Law Broadening Medicaid In Minn.

Minnesota has accepted a federal offer to put more low-income people on a state-fashioned Medicaid program with the costs falling to the federal government.

02/19/2013

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Minnesota House Approves Medicaid Expansion

More than 35,000 low-income Minnesota residents moved closer Monday to becoming eligible for a subsidized health insurance program, part of a state buy-in to the controversial new federal health care law.

02/11/2013

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Officials Find Way To Preserve MinnesotaCare

State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota’s subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota’s human services commissioner said Wednesday.

02/07/2013

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Officials Find Way To Preserve MinnesotaCare

State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota’s subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota’s human services commissioner said Wednesday.

02/06/2013

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Solution Found To Preserve MinnesotaCare

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.

02/06/2013

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Franken: Details Coming On Health Care Changes

Minnesota 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.

01/11/2013

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Minn. To Extend Health Coverage To 16,000 Children

Minnesota is eliminating MinnesotaCare health insurance premiums for poor children as the state implements a 2009 law aimed at covering 16,000 uninsured children.

07/26/2012

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MinnesotaCare At Risk In State’s $5B Problem

Minnesota has long been known as a compassionate state that takes care of its vulnerable — the Midwestern version of Sweden.

05/15/2011

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New Minn. Website Bares Info On Health Plans

A new level of detail about nonprofit health plans that get more than $3 billion in annual state business is now online.

04/04/2011

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GOP Bill Cuts Health Care, Disability Services

House Republicans aim to reduce projected health and welfare spending $1.6 billion by cutting services for the disabled and elderly and MinnesotaCare health care while seeking federal permission for more health care cuts.

03/21/2011