Only six months ago, it seemed unlikely that Minnesota's second-division soccer team would even see a 2013 season. Yet here we are, one day away from the home opener, with a new team owner, new name, and new logo. Given all that's happened since last fall, when Minnesota -- then called the Stars - ... More >>
Stephen Hemsley, CEO, runs the 11th most-hated American company.United Health, the Minnetonka-based healthcare corporation, is officially among the least popular companies in the country. The healthcare denier -- oops, healthcare provider -- came in No. 11 on a list of the 19 most hated companies ... More >>
But HealthPartners and other insurance companies won't pay for it
Those poor AIG executives. So bailed out under Bush by taxpayers. So persecuted. Yet somehow, so much richer today.
Peace on Earth, good will toward men? Bah humbug. This health care debate has a way of bringing out the Scrooge in a lot of angry people.
Will Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth follow PETA's request that they reward those who don't eat meat?
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced today that he has opened an investigation into whether Minneapolis-based United Health Care, the nation's largest health insurer, has been fleecing patients ... More >>
A law-and-order Christian conservative most people have never heard of tries to wrest the AG's office away from the DFL
While the health insurance industry's booty will remain considerable, particularly in the eyes of the wage-slaves who can no longer afford health insurance, all signs are that it's poised to dwindle.
In the past seven years the Minnesota attorney general's office has earned a rep as one of the country's toughest HMO watchdogs. So does it matter that Matt Entenza, the DFL's heir apparent to the job, is married to one of the most powerful executives in
Dirty Bible calendars, lottery tickets on Christmas trees, business rules from Google, an X-Men 3 teaser trailer, and more...
William McGuire, the CEO of the Minnetonka-based HMO United Health Care, should have another bountiful Christmas. Naturally, as chieftain of the second largest HMO in the nation, McGuire is handsomely compensated. But how, um, handsomely? According to Joel Albers, a health care economist with the or ... More >>
Housing bubble alert There is a 25 percent chance that the Twin Cities will see a decline in average home value in the next two years, according to a new report from the PMI Group, an international mortgage insurer. In an analysis of the country's 50 biggest housing markets, PMI ranked the Twin Citi ... More >>
Health insurers lagging behind the rest of the S&P
Pawlenty and the republicans buck popular opinion on health care
Five years ago Mike Hatch was just another failed politician. Then a dying woman walked into his office, and a crusade was born.
Sure, they're in court fighting the tobacco companies. But just try to get them to pay for a nicotine patch.
The arrival of managed health care at the University of Minnesota's medical clinics may mean research opportunities will dry up. As a result, many doctors are leaving the university for private practice.
Should the state's huge nonprofit health-care groups, which work in an industry characterized by mergers, "strategic alliances," and for-profit subsidiaries, still be afforded the tax advantages of charitable organizations?