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Employers, health providers focus on health maintenance to cut costs
McCain, battling brain cancer, admitted to hospital due to effects of treatment
'I would have won Alabama': Trump spreads blame for Moore's loss
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
ND's U.S. Attorney awarded ‘prosecutor of the year’ honor for drug fighting efforts
crime and courts
Grand Forks Chorales present 'Messiah' sing-along event
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Win streak continues for ND ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens at Red River High School
Netflix confirms 'House of Cards' will return, and will have new star
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Want to wish a 108-year-old a happy birthday? Here's your chance.
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
In otherwise good offseason, Timberwolves ignored two of biggest needs, and it shows
Minnesota's Mr. Football has yet to make a college choice. Will it be NDSU?
Vikings might be getting the offensive line back together for Bengals game
Twins sign rehabbing right-hander Michael Pineda to two-year deal
Gary H. Bachmeier
Dorothy L. Lane
Emil M. Kuznia
Scott Trevor Petersen
Doug Leier: There's reason for ice fishing optimism in North Dakota but don't overlook safety
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New pike regulations for Minnesota anglers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department sets tentative 2018 hunting season dates etc.
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
Fall banding effort nets 105 saw-whet owls at Turtle River State Park
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
Wine options for your holiday meal
Letter: Closing schools puts children in danger
Our view: Drought portal should be reauthorized
Letter: Stand up for all women treated unfairly
50th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
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March 12, 2014
MNsure plans to spend $12.5 million for website, call center fixes
ST. PAUL -- MNsure wants to spend an additional $12.5 million this year to continue repairs to its website and call center, officials said Wednesday, as they unveiled plans for a balanced budget in 2015. During a meeting Wednesday in St. Paul, the MNsure board approved a...
March 12, 2014 - 9:40pm
February 26, 2014
MNsure lowers enrollment projections, makes contingency plans to slash spending
ST. PAUL -- MNsure is significantly cutting enrollment projections, and planning how it would make cuts if needed next year to prevent a budget shortfall. New projections for 2015 show enrollments in commercial insurance plans are about 25 percent below figures presented...
February 26, 2014 - 9:20pm
Number of people signing up for insurance has accelerated in 2014
Federal and health care officials are making a final push to encourage people to sign up for health insurance. Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services office in Denver were in Grand Forks on Tuesday as part of that effort.
February 26, 2014 - 5:30am
February 25, 2014
Maryland health care exchange to end relationship with Noridian
FARGO – The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange will sever its ties to Fargo-based Noridian Healthcare Solutions when the current open enrollment period ends March 31. The decision, announced Monday, ends a rocky relationship through a mutual agreement. The new prime...
February 25, 2014 - 11:45am
February 24, 2014
Grand Forks library hosting health insurance enrollment Tuesday
With time running out on the open enrollment period for health insurance, federal health insurance officials will hold an event in Grand Forks Tuesday. The marketplace enrollment event will be held from noon until 7 p.m. at the Grand Forks Public Library, 2110 Library Circle....
February 24, 2014 - 7:12pm
February 21, 2014
State MNsure enrolees pass 100,000 mark
MNsure’s sometimes bumpy road has reached a milestone. The state’s online health insurance marketplace has enrolled more than 100,000 Minnesotans, MNsure announced Friday.
February 21, 2014 - 7:16pm
February 17, 2014
Subcontractor claims N.D. Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiary ‘financially distressed’
FARGO – North Dakota insurance regulators are keeping an eye on a potentially costly legal dispute involving a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. In a recent quarterly statement, Noridian Mutual Insurance Co., which does business as Blue Cross Blue Shield...
February 17, 2014 - 3:00am
February 13, 2014
MNsure deadline is Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who want health coverage to begin March 1 have until Saturday to sign up through the MNsure online insurance purchasing site.
February 13, 2014 - 8:15pm
February 12, 2014
U.S. says 3.3 million have enrolled in private Obamacare coverage
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Wednesday said the number of people who have enrolled in private Obamacare health plans rose to 3.3 million from October 1 to February 1, providing new evidence that its effort to extend coverage to the uninsured is gaining momentum. Data...
February 12, 2014 - 9:30pm
February 11, 2014
Obama defends latest delay to his healthcare law
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the latest delay in his healthcare law's employer mandate, saying it follows similar relief his administration has already given to certain individuals. In an apparent response to heightened Republican criticism,...
February 11, 2014 - 3:32pm
February 10, 2014
Obama administration delays part of health law's employer mandate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday delayed another part of President Barack Obama's signature health reform law, saying medium-sized businesses would not face a tax penalty until 2016 for not providing employees with health coverage. The announcement came after...
February 10, 2014 - 4:25pm
February 2, 2014
For thousands of users, promise of MNsure is always ‘pending’
Cindy Kennedy let go of her health insurance last year based on the promise of subsidized coverage through MNsure, the state’s new health insurance exchange. She applied in October, but by the fourth week in January the MNsure system continued to list her application as “Pending.”...
February 2, 2014 - 1:30pm
January 21, 2014
CEO for Grafton and Cavalier hospitals retiring in spring
Everett Butler, CEO of Unity Medical Center in Grafton, N.D., for the past 16 years, is retiring in March. "It marks 50 years that I've worked in health care," he said. His retirement also ends an eight-year relationship with Pembina County Memorial Hospital in Cavalier, N.D.,...
January 21, 2014 - 12:15pm
January 16, 2014
Doctors say pressure on ERs may rise, overall grade drops
WASHINGTON - People seeking urgent medical could face longer wait times and other challenges as demand increases under Obamacare, U.S. emergency...
January 16, 2014 - 12:35pm
Experts say government failed to secure Obamacare site
BOSTON (Reuters) - A group of cyber security professionals is warning that the U.S.
January 16, 2014 - 12:23pm