Pawlenty in WaPo: Country should look to Minn. for health care reform ideas


Everyone act surprised when you read our governor's op/ed in the Washington Post this morning. Gov. Tim Pawlenty trying to get more national attention? We can't believe it.

And to top it off, he's touting Minnesota's amazing health care system as a shining example of what the United States should strive for. Just think of the possibilities if he were running the show! We've got a president in the making.

In Minnesota, our state employee health-care plan has demonstrated incredible results by linking outcomes to value. State employees in Minnesota can choose any clinic available to them in the health-care network they've selected. However, individuals who use more costly and less-efficient clinics are required to pay more out-of-pocket.
Check out his piece here.