Minnesota’s Medicaid rates for 2012 and 2013 have yet to be approved by the federal government. At issue is whether the state’s methodology for calculating those rates is credible.
A group of more than 50 health care organizations has sent a letter to DFL House and Senate leaders protesting their plan to cut $150 million from health and human services programs.
The political action committee affiliated with the state's largest physicians lobby has endorsed Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner.
A coalition of health care organizations is calling on Gov. Tim Pawlenty and the Legislature to scrap a deal to save the General Assistance Medical Care program. Instead, they want Minnesota to add the roughly 35,000 individuals currently enrolled in the health insurance program for poor, childless adults to the federal Medicaid rolls.