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Minnesota's uninsured rate went from 4.3 percent in 2015 to 6.3 percent in 2017, fueled by a drop in the number of employers who offered coverage as well as people exiting the individual market.
In their first assessment of this season's influenza vaccine, federal health officials said last week that the current vaccine is 36 percent effective overall.
$800 million in federal cuts creates a challenge for MinnesotaCare funding.
The flu has also caused a record number of hospitalizations this year.
As a business education teacher at South High School in Minneapolis, Richard Kormanik spent 35 years instructing students on topics like accounting and stock market…
HCMC, where 38 patients were hospitalized during the last cold snap, had to open a new unit because the burn ward, which treats frostbite as well as burns, ran out of beds.
State is concerned about long-term federal funding for MinnesotaCare.
If the downtown hospital becomes overwhelmed, emergency managers will shift patients to other metro hospitals.
First study of its kind shows wide range in prices for Minnesotans.
Nearly 70 of Minnesota's safety net medical clinics, with thousands of patients, face an uncertain future because Congress has failed to reauthorize their federal funding.