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State’s new health exchange weighs how best to enroll the uninsured

State’s new health exchange weighs how best to enroll the uninsured

Apr. 17 |          Outreach and education essential to success   Open enrollment for the new MNsure health exchange program is slated to start this October. “This process of creating a Minnesota [health] exchange was a lengthy one,”...

Minnesota legislators work to finalize State health exchange — Democratic majority doesn’t make exchange a ‘slam dunk’

Minnesota legislators work to finalize State health exchange — Democratic majority doesn’t make exchange a ‘slam dunk’

Mar. 13 |     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that beginning in 2014, each state either must have a health exchange available that allows qualified individuals to buy coverage, or join with other states...

Security workers’ strike leads to contract agreement

Security workers’ strike leads to contract agreement

Mar. 6 |     News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   After going on a one-day strike, security officers from SEIU Local 26 came to a contract agreement with local security companies. “We were striking for better healthcare benefits,...

Personal care attendants looking to unionize

Personal care attendants looking to unionize

Feb. 20 | In-home healthcare workers caring for family members feel they deserve better pay     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Personal care assistants (PCAs) are persons who care for elderly and disabled folk at home. Clara R. NaKumbe, age...