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It must sell coverage in 2019 in Massachusetts.
It's because many insurance counselors will be extra busy this fall helping more than 300,000 Medicare beneficiaries pick a new health plan.
The comments came as the nation's largest health insurer saw its stock price decline despite a big jump in quarterly profit.
Stability in individual, small-group markets proves elusive.
The health plan says it will compete in parts of New York, Ohio and Tennessee.
American Renal Associates will pay $32 million in the deal.
Feds are freezing ACA risk adjustment payouts; state health plans could lose big.
Highlighting the best deals comes out of frustration with prescription costs.
The Minneapolis startup's growth plan includes customers in California and Minnesota.
Sioux Falls-based health system's latest deal includes dozens of locations in Minnesota.
Report finds big drop among those who don't get tax credits.
The Minnetonka-based insurer will offer coverage in Missouri, Oklahoma.
Dr. Craig Samitt was an executive vice president at the insurance giant.
Mpls.-based firm pushing "on demand" insurance.
New federal, local laws are creating opportunities for business in the state.
Health plans say many will need to switch from Medicare Cost coverage.
Deal is longer than most and includes an atypical collaboration clause.
UnitedHealth Group maintained its status as Minnesota's largest public company in 2017 as the Minnetonka-based health care giant for the first time surpassed the $200 billion mark in annual revenue.
State filings also show UnitedHealthcare plans to enter market next year.
The numbers released Friday apply only to the individual market.
Information will give a hint of premium costs.
Recent shopping spree extends into new category for the nation's largest health insurer.
"My experience is it doesn't happen by accident, it needs to be a deliberate focus," Hayes says.
It's one of the few states where UnitedHealthcare isn't already a large operator of Medicare Advantage plans.
The deal for a staffing firm highlights the insurance giant's focus on its growing patient-care business.
The company says it's benefiting from recent deals in South America.
Shift aims to improve care, cut "unhealthy competition" between hospitals
Mayo and Allina are also seeking patients on other side of St. Croix River.
The retailer did not admit any wrongdoing in lawsuit over billing for prescription refills.
The addiction treatment provider says it has new network agreements with Humana, UnitedHealthcare.
Minneapolis-based Bind is pitching "on-demand" insurance options that is designed to save subscribers money along the way.
The companies tout "value-based programs" with better outcomes and lower costs.
Essentia's record expansion will include a massive new medical center.
Legislators approved the expansion compromise after talks among three major health systems.
Tighter labor market has more firms using benefit to recruit.
The St. Paul hospital wants lawmakers to approve the plan by Sunday.
The startup insurer saw its enrollment double.
The Minnetonka insurer is the only option for Iowa and Nebraska residents.
Minnesota and New York sued over federal funding for state insurance plans.
The plan calls for new and renovated space for emergency and surgery patients.
More employers are flocking to the plan, which aims to cut costs while improving care.
Former Medicare chief and UnitedHealth executive Andy Slavitt launches health-focused venture-capital firm
Former UnitedHealth Group executive putting focus on improving care in Medicare, Medicaid.
Most employers outside of the state are seeing increases at a lesser rate.
Blue Cross, HealthPartners, Medica and UCare saw improved financial results on PMAP, MinnesotaCare.
When the Red River slipped its banks and caused historic flooding in April 1997, Humboldt, Minn., was largely underwater — and became a destination for…
A plan to expand the bed count by 20 percent likely overstates the future demand for hospital care in the east metro, according to state regulators.
Hiring more RNs in 2017 led to lower spending on temporary workers.
Fairview expects performance will improve as back-office efficiencies and other merger advantages kick in.
A year ago, the trade group for Minnesota's nonprofit health insurers sounded the alarm over a 30 percent decline in the number of people buying…
Growth in specialty care drawing patients from outside Regions' base in Ramsey County is just one of many factors that officials said are pushing the hospital up against its current limit on beds.
Improvement in the state's troubled market where individuals buy health insurance boosted financial results last year at HealthPartners as the Bloomington-based health system continued to…
Strong first quarter, new growth opportunity have the health insurer hiking its yearly outlook.
With transcriptionists' use declining, company offers "voluntary separation" deal.
Counterclaim alleges a breach in Medicare contract terms.
That's less than half the sum set aside by legislators, according to final figures for the state's one-time premium rebate program.
HealthPartners hospital in St. Paul seeks legislative approval to add 100 beds.
It is legally required to return about $30 million of its 2017 profit to subscribers.
Seven nonprofit health plans reported $307.9 million in net income in 2017.
Minnetonka-based insurer teams with rival Humana and Quest Diagnostics on technology pilot project.
It's due in large part to a Minnesota state government program, a new report finds.
New firm to sell insurance to employer groups.
Clinics say they're optimistic about the program, which is aiming to cut no-shows.
A religious order is raising questions about the proposal's impact on other hospitals in St. Paul.
The change by MNsure follows concerns from insurers about potential "gaming" in the individual market.
Allison O'Toole, who took the role in 2015, will be replaced by the exchange's COO, Nate Clark.
Larry Renfro, who has led the firm since 2011, will become managing partner of venture fund as Witty steps in.
Departing Blue Cross leader did not disclose consulting fees to board.
Express Scripts employs about 1,000 employees and contractors here.
The Connecticut-based insurer currently hires UnitedHealth Group for pharmacy benefit management services.
The insurer says 7 million people in its fully insured plans to qualify for the break.
HMO says issue regarding prescription drug coverage has been corrected.
State report tracks 10-year high in administrative spending by health plans in Minnesota during 2016.
Prime Therapeutics report is used to track the trend.
Clinic cites drop in Medicaid losses, gains in philanthropy, investments and efficiency.
Dr. John Noseworthy served nine years as president and chief executive at the Rochester-based health system.
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