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November 1, 2016
UCare to host info meetings during open enrollment
UCare will host informational meetings through November about its UCare for Seniors Medicare health plan options, a news release said. To register for a meeting or to obtain more information, call 1-877-523-1518 toll free. Friday: • 10:30 a.m., AmericInn, 32912 Paul Bunyan Trail...
November 1, 2016 - 10:14pm
October 30, 2016
Reader Opinion: Grandstanding
Republican grandstanding by Republican Speaker of House Kurt Daudt to demand Dayton resign if health care issues are not fixed. I find this utterly distasteful considering Republicans had four years to offer a plan in Washington to tweak the Affordable Care Act and chose not to do...
October 30, 2016 - 7:28pm
October 28, 2016
MNsure CEO, Dayton talk fixes after rate increases: Enrollment period begins Nov. 1
Amid an election-year controversy over rising individual market rates, the head of MNsure talked earlier this month in Brainerd on what could be done to help individual market consumers who may find it harder to get health insurance in 2017. As part of a tour ahead of the start of...
October 28, 2016 - 8:09pm
October 26, 2016
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's House speaker says he will ask Gov. Mark Dayton to resign if the governor does not does not put in enough effort into...
October 26, 2016 - 10:15pm
October 25, 2016
UPDATED: Nurse charged with killing eight in Canadian old-age homes
OTTAWA, Oct 25 (Reuters) - A Canadian nurse was charged on Tuesday with using drugs to murder eight elderly patients in long-term care facilities in an alleged killing spree that ran for seven years. Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, is accused of killing five women and three men in the Ontario...
October 25, 2016 - 3:11pm
October 22, 2016
Lakewood starts expansions in Staples, Pillager
PILLAGER—Executives and employees celebrated the start of a $20 million expansion and renovation project for Lakewood Health System Oct....
October 22, 2016 - 6:11pm
Lakewood starts expansions in Staples, Pillager
PILLAGER -- Executives and employees celebrated the start of a $20 million expansion and renovation project for Lakewood Health System Oct. 10....
October 22, 2016 - 12:24pm
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans have more than 2 presidential candidates available
ST. PAUL—Voters will face more than two choices for president on Nov. 8, even though just two are well funded enough to have a chance....
October 22, 2016 - 9:50am
October 1, 2016
Individual health insurance premiums soar
ST. PAUL—That punch to the gut 250,000 Minnesotans felt Friday, Sept. 30, came from news that their health insurance premiums will rise...
October 1, 2016 - 10:18am
September 26, 2016
Reader Opinion: Layman for small businesses
Being a northern Minnesota small business owner has never been easy. Skyrocketing health insurance makes it nearly unaffordable. That's why we need a new voice in the Legislature to tackle this issue. Sandy Layman has spent her life listening to business owners and addressing their...
September 26, 2016 - 9:43am
September 21, 2016
Reader Opinion: Fact check
Nolan fact check on veterans—Nolan voted for HR 4031 so executives not doing their job for veterans could be removed from their positions, he did not vote against veterans. He also voted to increase veteran's benefits and voted for HR 4810 so veterans can seek health care outside...
September 21, 2016 - 8:46pm
September 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: Resting his case
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts." Isaiah 55:8&9
September 19, 2016 - 10:16am
September 9, 2016
Employers invited to apply for Minnesota apprenticeship grants
ST. PAUL—Minnesota employers are invited to apply for grants to help them create or expand registered apprenticeship programs in five industries: • advanced manufacturing, • agriculture, • health care, • information technology, • transportation. Starting Wednesday,...
September 9, 2016 - 9:51pm
August 12, 2016
Bringing knowledge and hope across the sea
BAXTER—An aspiring public servant from Haiti toured Essentia healthcare facilities Friday, part of a quest to make his country across the...
August 12, 2016 - 10:56pm
August 4, 2016
Reader Opinion: Denied medical treatment
The last time I went to see my doctor, the receptionist pointed to an electronic signature pad and said, "Sign here." This meant signing a consent form sight unseen. No big deal, right? I trust my clinic! But I asked for a paper copy anyway and when I read what it actually said, I...
August 4, 2016 - 9:23pm