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Fairview Health Services has shortened the time patients must wait to receive approval for drugs subject to 'prior authorization' requirements from health insurers
Hospital trade group says rural medical centers struggle due to low payment rates from government insurance programs.
The Kaiser study projects significant increases for older people in rural Minnesota and modest savings for some younger people.
U researchers declined to cite cause-and-effect, but said TV campaign, enrollments overlapped.
The disclosure came in a whistleblower case against Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group.
The trade groups for hospitals, doctors and insurers are concerned by the potential loss of health insurance coverage.
The HMO said it was offered a worse deal than other providers.
Telling Medica's story in the individual market is just one of the challenges facing John Naylor, the new chief executive.
Deal endured delays since the agreement in April.
The clinic plans to expand and renovate spaces at its St. Marys campus about 1 mile west of Mayo's main site in downtown Rochester.