Even though more Minnesotans have health insurance, many continue to struggle to pay their medical bills. Minnesota’s hospital and clinic groups filed more than 8,000 lawsuits last year to collect on medical debt, reflecting a sharp and steady increase since 2005.
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Complaints about airport noise typically go up during the summer months. But in recent months, the Metropolitan Airports Commission has seen a particular spike in complaints, including from Minneapolis. Some officials point to an increase in late-night and early-morning flights, while others say it may have more to do with overuse of particular runways or low-flying planes.
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They used to make annual treks to Chicago to bask in the city's trendy restaurant and nightlife scene. Now these new parents are exploring Chicago with a toddler in tow. Put these kid-friendly finds on your checklist.
The USDA defines a rural food desert as a low-income area, (census tract) where a significant number of residents live more than 10 miles from a big grocery store in rural areas or one mile in urban ones.NOTE: Green areas contain both rural and urban residents and the peach areas are only urban.
Total payments in 2014 to doctors licensed to practice in Minnesota, summarized by the drug or medical device company making the payment, the form of payment (cash/cash equivalent or in-kind) and the nature of the payment (i.e. consulting, travel, speaking, research).
Note: Some doctors may be listed at more than one address. This is a sub-set of Open Payments data released this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Click the doctor's last name to reveal further details. To search for doctors in other states, visit openpayments.cms.gov