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May 4, 2011
Column: Time overdue for reform of public health programs
ST. PAUL -- Spending reform and government redesign continue to drive the Minnesota Chamber initiatives as the 2011 Legislature heads toward adjournment. Public health programs are receiving a great deal of scrutiny as policymakers seek to close the projected $5.1 billion shortfall...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 28, 2011
Editorial: Stepping up, again
Since September 2004, Sunset Hospice Cottage has served more than 200 patients and their families. Thanks in significant part to a fundraising...
April 28, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Letter: Senate bill would severely harm care for older adults
Older adults want to remain living in their own homes and communities. Not only is this important to the older adult and their caregiver, it is a benefit to the community and is more cost-effective for the state.
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Column: Reform offers best hope for people with disabilities
ST. PAUL -- There's a deficit problem in St. Paul that goes beyond the $5 billion budget shortfall. This deficit involves a lack of innovation in some programs as much as any lack of funding. It's a shortfall of efficiency and accountability in other areas as much as any shortfall...
March 18, 2011 - 12:00am
February 24, 2011
Letter: Digital mammography piece needs clarification
I would like to clarify a comment made by reporter Brittany Workman in the Feb. 3 front-page article ("SWMC receives $585K grant"). It reads, "Digital mammography is currently offered on a mobile basis, with screening mammograms being the only local option for patients." An article...
February 24, 2011 - 12:00am
January 3, 2011
As others see it: Keep this SHIP afloat
This is one SHIP we should want to board. Known by its nautical acronym, SHIP -- the Statewide Health Improvement Program -- has been working, as the name suggests, to improve the health of Minnesotans, particularly in the areas of curbing tobacco use and lowering obesity rates --...
January 3, 2011 - 12:00am
Health booklet for seniors published
WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Board on Aging has released its 2011 edition of the Minnesota Health Care Choices booklet for seniors. The booklet contains information for Minnesotan Medicare beneficiaries of all ages, regarding health plans, Medicare supplements, drug plans, savings...
December 3, 2010 - 9:46pm
September 2, 2010
Editorial: Health care takes center stage
Minnesota's budget deficit has been the focal point of the state gubernatorial campaign so far, but another issue moved further into the limelight Tuesday. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's directive to not apply for federal health-care funds under a 2010 law quickly brought out spin from both...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Column: Terminally ill patients deserve better
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Remember the hullabaloo over so-called "death panels" last summer? Faced with screeching right-wing opportunists who tried to kill healthcare reform by accusing the Obama administration of being out to snuff out our grandparents, the folks responsible for writing...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Editorial: Look carefully at health merger
Officials from six southwestern Minnesota counties face an important decision that must made over the next two months. The future of regional health services could well depend on it. County commissioners will ultimately choose whether or not to merge Nobles-Rock Community Health...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
As others see it: Health care reform is here to stay
Ninety days ago, President Barack Obama signed into law the most significant piece of legislation yet this century, that of the major health care reform bill. He called note to that fact on Tuesday ... "We're not going back. I refuse to go back," the president said. For certain...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
Letter: Don't turn our back on health care reform
After months of work to "save GAMC," many politicians now propose we abandon the new General Assistance Medical Care program in favor of expanding Medicaid (MA) and rushing to adopt the controversial federal health care bill. As they use questionable figures to paint it as a "strong...
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Letter: Health care reform was needed
I think it is great that health care finally passed. We have had too many folks using the emergency room as their family doctor for years. My insurance rates more then doubled when I turned 65. Half my pension goes for family coverage after Medicare. I called my insurance company,...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: Give new health reform a chance
Passing health care reform will help. We need to give it a chance, not tear it down like so many are doing. Some are writing bad messages on the back of your cars. Please don't do that!
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
Editorial: Rate equalization needs repealing
Employees at the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda will not get a raise this year, but at least they have a job. But, unless there's a change in Minnesota's rate equalization law, it will prove increasingly difficult for Maple Lawn and similar facilities -- particularly those in rural...
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am