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October 19, 2017
Allison O'Toole
MNsure ready for open enrollment to begin
October 19, 2017 - 6:25pm
October 18, 2017
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
October 18, 2017 - 12:04pm
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 17, 2017. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said Tuesday that he had reached a two-year deal with Sen. Murray that would provide funding for the critical subsidies to health insurers which President Donald Trump said last week that he would cut off. From left: Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Murray and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Deal to shore up Obamacare faces big hurdles, including Trump
October 18, 2017 - 7:04am
October 17, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, that the state-subsidized MinnesotaCare health insurance program can operate through 2018, but it may face financial issues beyond that. Don Davis / Forum News Service
U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
October 17, 2017 - 7:02pm
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 17, 2017. Alexander said Tuesday that he had reached a two-year deal with Sen. Patty Murray, a Democrat, that would provide funding for the critical subsidies to health insurers which President Donald Trump said last week that he would cut off. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Senators get deal to prop up Obamacare, keep subsidies Trump cut
October 17, 2017 - 2:53pm
October 16, 2017
Candidates applaud at the end of the DFL gubernatorial candidate forum at the AFSCME convention at the DECC in Duluth Friday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2017. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Among Democrats running for governor, single-payer health care gains support
October 16, 2017 - 7:56pm
October 12, 2017
President Donald Trump signs an executive order that clears the way for potentially sweeping changes in health insurance, during an event attended by small-business owners and others at the White House, in Washington, Oct. 12, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times copyright 2017 / New York Times)
Trump signs order to eliminate ACA insurance rules, undermine marketplaces
October 12, 2017 - 3:09pm
October 10, 2017
MNsure executive Allison O'Toole tells reporters Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, that her agency sold more health insurance policies the first two days they were available  than it did by Thanksgiving a year ago. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MNSure CEO: Reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
October 10, 2017 - 10:00am
October 9, 2017
Other Opinion: Does the Trump administration want more unintended pregnancies?
October 9, 2017 - 11:30am
October 8, 2017
Barbara Johnson from Detroit Lakes, Minn., enjoys a sunny afternoon at Island Park in downtown Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
October 8, 2017 - 6:00am
October 6, 2017
Birth control pills, in Bend, Ore., Sept. 4, 2015. The Trump administration is poised to roll back the federal requirement for employers to include coverage of birth control in their health insurance plans, vastly expanding exemptions for those that cite moral or religious objections. (Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate
October 6, 2017 - 10:52am
September 28, 2017
Other Opinion: A novel idea: Improve health care
September 28, 2017 - 7:30am
September 26, 2017
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) speaks beside former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on his Graham-Cassidy health proposal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 25, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
September 26, 2017 - 1:50pm
September 25, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minneota  reacts during a news conference in Riga, Latvia Dec. 28, 2016. Ints Kalnins / Reuters
Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
September 25, 2017 - 9:58pm
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) listens during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on his Graham-Cassidy health proposal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 25, 2017. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Monday that she would oppose the latest plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, leaving Republican leaders clearly short of the votes they need for passage. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill appears doomed after Collins says no
September 25, 2017 - 7:48pm