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6-year-old boy undergoes heart transplant at Mayo
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy who has spent the last six months in intensive care has undergone heart transplant surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Cameron Ulrich was...
news / region
Thu, May 16, 2013 - 9:40am
Legislature set to make more health care changes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota already is on track to establish a new way for its residents to buy health insurance, and now legislators are poised to change how the state...
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 - 12:14am
Health issues await 2013 legislative session; lawmaker says ‘there is a big pent-up demand’
ST. PAUL – A mix of health-related legislation awaits Minnesota legislators, ranging from rewriting state sex offender treatment laws to finding ways to mesh state programs with Obamacare. “We have...
Sat, Dec 29, 2012 - 10:19pm
Fewer than expected use Minn. health care vouchers
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A plan to shift thousands of Minnesota residents from a state-subsidized health care coverage program to vouchers for private insurance isn't getting the traction that...
news / region
Tue, Dec 11, 2012 - 3:07pm
Sanford Bemidji Medical Center to open new cardiology suite Jan. 4
BEMIDJI – Sanford Bemidji Medical Center is within weeks of offering cardiac care around the clock. The hospital is set to open its new cardiology suite Jan. 4, at which...
news / local
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 - 11:28pm
Affordable Care Act: A year from now, health insurance will be a few clicks away
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL — More than a fifth of Minnesotans will sit down at a computer, or talk to someone using a computer, a year from...
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 - 11:16pm
Two years in, Obamacare still complex, uncertain
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may simply be called “Obamacare,” but no one calls it simple. And despite its name,...
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 - 2:25am
Timeline for Affordable Care Act implementation
By Don Davis Forum Communications A timeline for implementing the Affordable Care Act. 2010 - Affordable Care Act becomes law - Tax credits begin for small businesses to help provide...
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 - 2:21am
States vary on dealing with exchanges
ST. PAUL – Few states are as far along as Minnesota in establishing a state-based health insurance exchange program, and at last report only 17 have decided to set them...
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 - 2:16am
UnitedHealth plans overseas growth with $4.9B deal
UnitedHealth Group Inc. will spend about $4.9 billion to buy a majority stake in a Brazilian health benefits and care provider, as the largest U.S. health insurer leaps into an...
Mon, Oct 08, 2012 - 9:51am
Health center on hold, but report provides project’s roadmap
BEMIDJI – An effort aiming to establish a health center to serve underinsured and uninsured low-income residents was curtailed this year when Congress cut funding available for their creation. Local...
news / local
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 - 2:34am
Dawson nursing home, hospital recognized for safety
DAWSON, Minn. — Johnson Memorial Health Services, a hospital and nursing home in Dawson, has earned a top designation by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for going above...
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 - 9:14am
Citizens’ input sparks recommendations
On May 15, Citizen Solutions came to Bemidji to engage local residents in a different conversation about health care — a conversation that moved away from argument and instead focused...
opinion / letters
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 - 11:07pm
McCain said Dems have not heard end of debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen.
Mon, Mar 22, 2010 - 8:09am
U.S. House sends health care overhaul bill to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A transformative health care bill is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature as Congress takes the final steps in Democrats' improbable and history-making push for...
Mon, Mar 22, 2010 - 8:08am