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Task force to review MinnesotaCare, MNsure takes shape

By Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune July 31, 2015
Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday released his 11 appointees to the task force, which was created through legislation earlier this year to tackle thorny questions about financing and operating the state 's health care programs. The group is expected to recommend changes to Minnesota's public health programs by Jan. 15.

Minnesota ranked No. 1 in national poll for well-being of children

By Jeremy Olson, Star Tribune July 21, 2015
A sharp drop in the number of children dying from auto accidents, homicides, cancer and other causes has boosted Minnesota to No. 1 nationally in the annual Kids Count ranking of states for child well-being.

Task force poised to help state's health programs

By Editorial Board, SCTimes July 7, 2015
Last week's Supreme Court ruling affirming Affordable Care Act insurance subsidies is seen by many as making permanent this landmark approach to health care coverage. Interestingly, it comes just as Minnesota is set to examine - and possibly even scuttle - its state-based insurance exchange.

Seize Minnesota's chance to change and build on Affordable Care Act

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune June 1, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to make headlines this summer with its ruling on the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act: the case known as King vs. Burwell.

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