Responding to concerns that the state's HMOs are too secretive about their contracts and profits from big state health programs, the state has launched a new website rich with financial data, care-quality measurements and other information on the plans that cover 580,000 low-income Minnesotans.
Updated: May 05, 2011, - 07:56 PM
The governor projected big savings for taxpayers when plans must compete for state business.
Updated: May 02, 2011, - 11:48 AM
Diagnosed in his 50s with Alzheimer's disease, supported by family and friends, John Frei is adapting.
Updated: April 24, 2011, - 11:40 PM
A local group offers help to people who don't know how to engage effectively with those with the disease.
Updated: April 24, 2011, - 07:49 PM
Different motivation, same end result: Nation's first such plan.
Updated: April 20, 2011, - 10:08 PM
Chronically ill patients at the University of Minnesota Medical Center are far less likely to die in the hospital than those at most other academic medical centers, according to a new national study of end-of-life care.
Updated: April 14, 2011, - 05:45 PM
Aspects of a GOP privatization plan could become law, meaning low-income people could be shopping for plans with vouchers.
Updated: April 06, 2011, - 09:48 PM
The GOP aims to cut $1.6 billion, partly by shifting thousands of people from state health plans to private ones.
Updated: March 30, 2011, - 11:37 PM
The bill would cut $1.6 billion from projected spending and convert parts of Medicaid and MinnesotaCare to a voucher system.
Updated: March 25, 2011, - 09:35 PM