Senate DFL Health and Human Services leaders will be holding a press conference tomorrow afternoon to respond to false GOP claims about MNsure and the current rate hike in health insurance premiums.
Some have recently criticized MNsure in the wake of Blue Cross Blue Shield deciding to no longer participate in the market. Blue Cross Blue Shield has been clear that they are leaving because of instability in the wider healthcare industry, both on and off the MNsure Exchange. That has not stopped certain panicked, partisan voices from using the development to call for MNsure’selimination. These impulses should be resisted.
Senator Kathy Sheran was presented the 2015 Children’s Health Hero Award from Bob Bonar, the CEO of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. The award recognizes Sen. Sheran’s work and advocacy on behalf of children over her three terms in the Minnesota Senate. Also joining in the presentation was Kelly Wolfe, Public Policy Director for Children’s Hospitals.
Health and Human Services Budget Division Chair Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL-Kerrick) unveiled budget recommendations today for programs that support vulnerable Minnesotans including children and older adults. The bill funds ongoing initiatives to address health crises in Minnesota, refines previously vetted programs, and supports highly-valued programs.
MANKATO, Minn. — Senator Kathy Sheran is co-hosting an information session on MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance from 1:00-3:00pm on Thursday, November 5. The meeting is open to the public, and will focus on the annual health plan selection period and be held at the Open Door Health Center’s Community Room at 309 Holly Ln, Mankato, MN […] Read more
Several initiatives advanced by the Senate DFL are directly addressing problems and concerns in rural Minnesota. When it comes to investing in and building rural Minnesota, it is the Senate DFL that is delivering by investing in rural schools, rural workforce housing, rural workforce development, and agricultural property tax relief. This is in sharp contrast […] Read more