Fairview Health Services Taking Over UCare Health PlanFairview Health Services is taking over the UCare health plan, which had been struggling since losing contracts with the state to cover low-income people enrolled in the MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance programs.
UCare Customer Suing Minnesota Over Contract BiddingAn anonymous Minnesota resident is suing the state over its decision to drop UCare for public health care programs in a competitive bid process.
UCare Lays Off A Third Of Its EmployeesOne of Minnesota's largest health care insurers, UCare, is laying off nearly a third of its employees. In July, Minnesota dropped UCare from its Medicaid and Minnesota Care programs after a competitive bidding process.
UCare To Drop Lawsuit Against State For Health ContractsA Minnesota health insurance company said Friday that it will drop its lawsuit against the state for not renewing its contracts to cover hundreds of thousands of low-income residents.
State Restores Health Care Contracts After County AppealsOne Minnesota insurer that sued the state after losing most of its public program contracts is getting them all back. Another company in a similar situation isn't so lucky.
Judge Rejects UCare Bid To Halt Public Health Program SignupA Minnesota judge has denied an insurance company's attempt to halt public health care registration as it fights to win back a key state contract. Ramsey County District Judge Robert Awsumb denied UCare's request for an injunction Thursday.
Lawmakers Press Dayton To Hit Pause On UCare DecisionState senators are pressing Gov. Mark Dayton to halt a contracting process that would squeeze out a major health insurance company. UCare sued the state last month after being cut out during a bid process for public programs.
No Quick Answer For UCare In Fight To Maintain ContractsA Minnesota judge says he'll decide next week whether to give UCare more time to win back its public health plan contracts. UCare sued state officials earlier this month, alleging the state arbitrarily cut them out during a statewide bidding process.
State Due In Court Friday In UCare's Public Programs CaseState officials being sued by a health insurance provider left out of public program contracts are due in court for their first hearing this week.
UCare Asks Judge To Halt Impending Public Program SignupsThe health insurance company UCare has asked a Minnesota judge to halt the state's upcoming sign-up period for public health insurance programs as the coverage provider fights a decision eliminating it from the menu of options.
UCare Looks To Salvage State Contracts For Public ProgramsA Minnesota health insurance company started a public push on Tuesday to maintain its foothold in the state's public programs.
8 Minnesota Insurance Companies Proposing Big Rate HikesEight Minnesota companies are asking for big rate hikes for health insurance premiums in 2016. Many of the proposed increase are in excess of 50 percent.
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. 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.