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The outbreak has primarily affected elderly residents in the Hmong community, with 10 cases linked to a senior center where the first case was detected in 2016.
Dr. Jakub Tolar is a renowned stem-cell researcher.
The move by Medica Health Plans is also reigniting a debate about the role of Minnesota's nonprofit health plans.
Dr. Brooks Jackson, a prominent researcher from Johns Hopkins, leaves after three years in Minnesota.
The state health insurance program receives much of the "cost-sharing reduction" money marked for elimination by the Trump administration.
For the consumers who rely on MinnesotaCare, it means another stressful time.
The name of the new organization has yet to be determined. The merger will take effect in early 2018.
In a letter to federal regulators, he asks Washington not to cut off funds for the health program.
Congressional debate about Obamacare has delayed action on bills. Programs are set to end Saturday with the end of the fiscal year.
Medicare payment decreases could stifle safety net savings from drug discount program under new regulations proposed by the Trump administration.