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How to find out what has been paid by insurance
Our customer service staff answers hundreds of calls each day. We decided we would answer the five most common questions we receive from members. Some of the most common questions involve which medica...
12/9/13 at 12:29 PM What is covered on my health plan? 11/20/13 at 10:05 AM
Requirement to have health insurance delayed until April 2014 10/29/13 at 2:22 PM
Family, friends of Kristi Magnuson hope Saturday benefit helps to launch health turnaround
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- Melissa Magnuson says she can sum up her mom, Kristi, in one word these days. Miserable. Kristi Magnuson loves the young dogs chihuahuas Lady and Snickers, and toy sp...
12/6/13 at 5:09 PM
Some MNsure answers
By Don Davis A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance is set to begin today. Most Minnesotans who even know about MNsure seem to have lots of questions. So here are some answers: What is MNsu...
10/1/13 at 9:03 AM Legislative notebook: Insurance cap gives state $73 million 4/3/12 at 9:46 PM
Legislative notebook: House OKs tougher synthetic drugs penalties 3/28/12 at 9:58 PM
5 Expenses That Are Worth The Money
Trying to cover all your living costs, plus save for emergencies and retirement can be a daunting task. Sometimes, the challenge is downright overwhelming. Being frugal can help, but dont confuse bein...
4/17/13 at 8:22 AM How to plan for medical costs in retirement 3/29/13 at 9:02 AM
Medical costs stressing you out? 5 steps you can take to manage them. 11/7/12 at 9:06 AM
Private Health Insurance Exchanges Are Being Created
It is very likely private health insurance exchanges will be established nationwide this year in order to offer additional health insurance options. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) does not restrict the...
1/8/13 at 2:22 PM
How Much Health Insurance Do I Need?
Many consumers need enough to ensure that if they (or a covered family member) get sick or injured, their household is not footing the entire medical bill. Options for coverage that are available to m...
11/14/12 at 10:27 AM
The Citizens Federation, Pancake Breakfast
The Citizens Federation of Minnesota works statewide for you. They are for "a single payer system," the Minnesota Health Plan. They are working with the new Dayton adminstration to expose the HMO's f...
2/1/11 at 6:25 PM Unbelievable: Duluth Schools and Insurance Change 7/11/10 at 11:28 AM
The Governor 6/19/10 at 4:23 AM
The handbook of hard-luck tales
Ever since Costs of Care announceda national essay contest for people's personal stories abouttheir health care bills, I've been eagerly checking the website to see how the contest is faring. The wai...
12/9/10 at 5:51 PM The cost of ordinary care 5/26/10 at 3:43 AM
Swamping the system? 4/8/10 at 4:32 AM
Autism advocates push for health insurance
BISMARCK A Dickinson father wants kids like his 8-year-old son to be able to get the help they need. Nick Gates is pushing for Noahs Law, which would require health insurance coverage for autism spe...
9/22/10 at 8:08 AM Autism hearing Tuesday 9/20/10 at 3:15 PM
Online application for public assistance programs 9/7/10 at 10:54 AM
McGovern continues to push Medicare for all, this time in Washington Post
As I mentioned in an earlier post, Mitchell native and resident George McGovern thinks there's a simple solution to the health-care debate that has the nation in a tizzy. He's now taken his message to...
9/15/09 at 5:35 AM Critique the president's health-care speech 9/10/09 at 7:00 AM
Should county commissioners get county health insurance? 9/9/09 at 7:44 AM