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The companies are pushing "value-based programs" that promises 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.
Following a quarter of strong sales, but diminished profit margins, Medtronic officials on Tuesday suggested one key to future growth is contracts that link payments for medical devices to good patient outcomes.
McDonald's operated in the Minneapolis hospital until May 2016.
Abbott Northwestern sees a growing need for neuroscience options as the population ages.
The Denver-based health care company is trimming its research operations.
Michael Guyette, who led the Eagan-based health insurer since 2013, is leaving for California.
Federal judge allows portions of whistleblower case, dismisses others.
Big-name CEOs ratchet up the rhetoric in launching bid to repair the system.
Medica, UnitedHealthcare offer discounts to motivate shoppers.
The plan is called a "direct challenge" to HealthPartners in region.
Minn.-based health insurance exchange reached a record-high number of sign-ups.
New nonprofit seeks bipartisan solutions from Minneapolis and D.C.
Twin Cities effort from the 1990s has some lessons for innovating CEOs.
Investors are chewing over the vague announcement but it answers speculation about Amazon's interest in health.
There were 115 deals made, report says, and 11 involved sellers with net revenue of at least $1B.
Sanford Health announced last week new clinic and research ventures in Costa Rica, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and Vietnam as the South Dakota-based health…
The St. Cloud-based health system says the moves ensure that doctors and services remain in Central Minnesota.
Changes continue at the top of HealthPartners, with the health system and insurance company this week announcing the hiring of a new chief financial officer.Todd…
The South Dakota-based health system's new clinics mean it will have 30-plus locations in nine countries.
The Eagan-based insurer is hiring a subsidiary of Indiana-based Anthem.
The tiny suburb of Hilltop, located just north of Minneapolis, is hosting an experimental mash-up of health care services that's helping to generate buzz on Wall Street.
UnitedHealth Group's growing network of urgent care clinics is opening four locations in Las Vegas as part of an emerging collaboration with pharmacy giant Walgreens.The…
Slight improvement comes as exchange enrollment in other states has slipped.
The insurer surpassed $200B in revenue in 2017, and forecasts more earnings and investment.
Premium hikes helped cover claims, but the future remains uncertain.
A new report suggests stability despite continued enrollment declines.
He also brought into politics his younger brother Roger, the long-serving Senate majority leader who unsuccessfully ran for governor in 2002.
The health exchange is extending hours during the final four days of open enrollment.
They offer alternative to state's individual market.
And the winner is … unclear.
About 100,000 people received relief, but lack of demand for individual health insurance policies left portion of aid untapped.
Officials say construction of a new center would be separate from its push to expand licensed beds.
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