Health Care

Hayden and Champion introduce legislation to address African American health disparities

Saint Paul, MN – Deputy Majority Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) have introduced legislation today to address alarming health disparities in the African American community. The authors have introduced three major pieces of legislation:… Read More »Hayden and Champion introduce legislation to address African American health disparities

Sen. Lourey proposes MNsure governance restructure

One of the most important duties of the state legislature is oversight of the agencies which make up our government. This oversight includes making sure taxpayer money is spent responsibly, and departments are held accountable. As a whole the Minnesota health exchange or MNsure has made significant progress with thousands of Minnesotans who were once without health insurance now covered. That is not to say that the MNsure rollout went smoothly. Technical glitches made the important process of accessing coverage frustrating for many and the public-private governance of MNsure did not provide enough transparency for the public, legislature or industry. Read More »Sen. Lourey proposes MNsure governance restructure