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GOP House members raise concerns over proposed transfer of sex offenders

**UPDATED** GOP Reps. Brian Johnson and Nick Zerwas are raising concerns about plans to transfer six civilly committed sex offenders to a facility in Cambridge. In a letter to Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson, the legislators questioned whether the plan will endanger the public.

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MNsure board adds up to $750,000 in additional outreach grants in response to complaints

MNsure's board of directors voted to add up to $750,000 in additional outreach grants at Wednesday's meeting. The move came in response to an uproar from groups -- primarily in the African American community -- that felt like they were slighted in the first round of $4 million in grants to 30 organizations.

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Legislators voice dismay over management of state’s Medicaid rates

David Mosley has more than two decades of experience scrutinizing public health programs at the state and federal level. In all of that time, he's never encountered a state that did not collect paid claims data to provide a basis for setting its Medicaid rates.

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Laine introduces bill to cap HMO assets

Rep. Carolyn Laine, DFL- has introduced legislation that would limit the net worth of health maintenance organizations to 25 percent of their expenses during the most recent calendar year. The proposal is intended to cap the wealth of the nonprofit health plans -- primarily HealthPartners, Medica, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and UCare -- that Minnesota contracts with to run the state's $8-billion-per-year Medicaid program.

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