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January 9, 2014
Will MNsure cost taxpayers?
By Christopher Snowbeck, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — MNsure is falling short of enrollment targets, and state legislators are questioning whether the health exchange might need more taxpayer support to fill budget gaps down the road. Scott Leitz, the interim chief executive...
January 9, 2014 - 9:44pm
January 3, 2014
Dayton letter blasts IBM for MNsure website failings
By CHRISTOPHER SNOWBECK, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton took IBM to task for software failings that he said led to numerous problems with the state-run MNsure health exchange website. In a letter last month, the governor blames the IBM software for everything...
January 3, 2014 - 9:30pm
December 18, 2013
New MNsure head apologizes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s new health insurance marketplace leader used his first day on the job to promise that he will improve how MNsure operates. “My focus coming into this is on the consumer,” Scott Leitz said Wednesday. He apologized for MNsure’s problems since it began...
December 18, 2013 - 10:59pm
October 2, 2013
Editorial: A GOP candidate and the shutdown
Daily Globe Jim Hagedorn, a Blue Earth resident, announced his candidacy last month for U.S. Congress in Minnesota’s First Congressional District.
October 2, 2013 - 2:50pm
March 19, 2013
Back to operating room: Minn. nurses and hospitals differ on staffing numbers
March 19, 2013 - 12:00am
March 4, 2013
Health care debated: Minn. House approves insurance marketplace bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans either will get a better deal on health insurance or they will face problems if the Legislature and governor agree on...
March 4, 2013 - 10:36pm
April 3, 2012
Health care contract change will return millions
ST. PAUL -- A temporary profit cap on health care companies will mean a return of about $73 million to federal and state governments, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday. Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson implemented the one-time voluntary 1 percent cap on profits earned...
April 3, 2012 - 8:36pm
April 20, 2011
Walz talks budget cuts, health care
WORTHINGTON -- According to Congressman Tim Walz, serving in congress is very similar to supervising the lunchroom at the school in Mankato where...
April 20, 2011 - 8:14pm
August 2, 2010
As others see it: Cost-cutting means diminishing return
Almost everyone these days has had some belt-tightening experience. Either at home or at work, the quest for efficiency never ends -- and in that quest for maximum results at minimum expense, there are times when we go too far. Occasionally, cost-cutting strategies can cross the line...
August 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 4, 2010
House passes bill, trims health
ST. PAUL -- A bill Minnesota representatives passed late Tuesday continues to trim the state's largest spending area, health and human services...
May 4, 2010 - 10:07pm
April 13, 2010
Lawmakers try to find health funding
ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesota lawmakers say they have found a way to prevent closing physical and mental health facilities serving the disabled,...
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Fed health bill saves Minn. millions
ST. PAUL -- The U.S. House-passed health care bill will bring millions of dollars to Minnesota, helping to balance the state budget. Combined with another congressional bill, yet to pass, most of the expected cuts to Minnesota health and human services programs now will not be needed,...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 18, 2010
All health programs face cuts
ST. PAUL -- No state health care program escaped Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget axe this week. "It affects almost literally every program that we...
February 18, 2010 - 12:00am
December 26, 2009
Column: Something good, something rotten
WASHINGTON -- The health care reform bill coming out of the Senate presents a real dilemma for spectators: How do you applaud while holding your nose? There is so much that is wrong with it -- and the way it was made -- and, at the same time, so much that is right that you just have...
December 26, 2009 - 12:00am
November 11, 2009
Column: Time to work together
WASHINGTON -- Kristy is a Rochester mother and breast cancer survivor. Access to affordable health insurance is a life or death matter for her...
November 11, 2009 - 12:00am