Survey: Health Care The Top Issue For Minnesota Super Tuesday VotersVoters in Minnesota’s Democratic primary ranked health care as the most important issue facing the country, well above the economy, race relations, foreign policy and many other social issues.
State Capitol's 'Doctors' Caucus' Unveils 3 Bills To Address Health Care CostsOne of the bills would create a pharmacy commission to investigate drug pricing. The second would provide tax breaks to people whose premiums exceed 10% of their income. The third would require insurance companies to cover four mental health visits per patient per year.
Reality Check: President Trump's Claims About Pre-Existing ConditionsWhat's odd about claims from the president that he saved pre-existing conditions for sick people? The available evidence shows exactly the opposite.
Walz Urges House-Senate Negotiations On Insulin BillsGov. Tim Walz has called on House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders to negotiate a compromise between their competing insulin affordability proposals so he can call a special session.
Direct Primary Care Clinic In Sartell Cuts Out The Middle ManSartell Family Medicine is part of a growing trend in primary care: reduce healthcare costs and burdensome administrative work by having doctors work directly with patients. It doesn’t accept insurance, and therefore it doesn’t have to go through it.
'One Illness Away From Financial Disaster': Minnesotans Look For Answers On Health CareIn the gold gilded governor's office, ordinary Minnesotans poured out their frustrations about health care to the governor himself.
Walz Urges Lawmakers Not To Let Tax On Health Care Providers ExpireWalz is up against Republicans who want to let the tax expire. House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt says keeping it would raise health care costs for all Minnesotans.
Talking Points: Rep. Angie Craig On Lowering Health Care PremiumsMinnesota freshman Congresswoman Angie Craig recently introduced a bill aimed at lowering premiums, especially those purchased on the individual market and through MNsure. Congresswoman Craig was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning.
What's The Difference Between Urgent Care And The ER?A surprise trip to the emergency room can set any family back a lot of money. In fact, a new survey by the NHP Foundation found that the unexpected bill tops the list of financial fears for almost half of seniors who make $60,000 per year or less.
MNsure Reports Record Of Nearly 124,000 Health Care Sign-UpsMinnesota's state-run health insurance exchange has achieved a record number of sign-ups in its sixth open enrollment period.
Keith Ellison To Target Drug Prices As New AGHe said the community meetings he's already held in Duluth and Albert Lea are giving him insights into how best to approach those issues.
With Premiums Down By As Much As 27 Percent, MNsure Enrollment Deadline LoomsMNsure's CEO says rates for private health insurance are lower this year, and you could save even more if you qualify for tax rebates.
Omar To Focus On Health Care In Congress, Reveals What She'd Say To TrumpOmar is the first refugee ever elected to Congress and one of the first two Muslim women.
Health Care Budget Woes Await Minnesota's Next GovernorCombined with previous budgetary maneuvers agreed by outgoing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans, more than $2 billion in a new state budget and health care for millions of Minnesotans is up in the air.
Where Jeff Johnson, Tim Walz Stand On Health CareMinnesota's top candidates for governor are mixing it up over health care. Republican Jeff Johnson said Tuesday rural hospitals could close if Democrat Tim Walz's plan passes. Walz accused Johnson of "mis-characterizing" his proposal.