News and events at HealthFinders Collaborative.
- June 3, 2013
Job posting for part-time therapist/counselor for HealthFinders new clinic for adolescent Latinos.
- May 28, 2013
HealthFinders’ Spring Gala raised more than $55,000 with the support of local individuals, businesses and organizations that provided sponsorships, donated auction items and attended the event. All proceeds support our mission of providing quality healthcare, advocacy and wellness education to people in our community who have limited healthcare alternatives.
- May 2, 2013
Governor Mark Dayton has approved the candidates for the MNSure board who will join Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson in shaping the future of the exchange.
- April 25, 2013
As a previous entry in this series explains, many of the new enrollees under MNsure, Minnesota's new health insurance exchange, will require some assistance to navigate the options available. However, many people are still not aware of the exchange's programs and discounts aimed to make coverage more affordable.
- April 18, 2013
Many Minnesotans are happy that the process of purchasing health insurance will be simplified with the implementation of MNSure in January. However, many Minnesotans don’t have health insurance now, or will lose it before January.
- April 11, 2013
With the passage of a bill creating an online health insurance exchange for Minnesota, MNSure, several concerned citizens have raised questions about access.
- April 6, 2013
Star Tribune reports on an alliance of 10 community clinics in the Twin Cities banding together to care for the underprivileged while controlling costs to Minnesota's Medicaid program.
Thanks to St. Olaf's Nomination, HealthFinders Receives Presidents' Community Partner Award from Minnesota Campus CompactApril 4, 2013
At the Minnesota Campus Compact Awards Ceremony, HealthFinders was recognized for their work in enhancing the quality of life in the community and engaging in partnerships with local colleges.
- April 3, 2013
Currently, an IRS definition of "affordable" may leave some families without access to a subsidized private plan, forcing them to continue to go without proper health insurance.
- March 24, 2013
The recently published County Health Rankings puts Rice County among the top 25% healthiest counties in Minnesota. However, in a state with the highest disparities in the nation, Rice County is home to some of the highest disparities in poverty rate in Minnesota.
- March 23, 2013
Patient navigators intended to ease confusion in Minnesota Health Reform implementation. HealthFinders already provides this service for state Medicaid programs through our Patient Advocacy program.
- March 18, 2013
The Minnesota House of Representatives has recently enacted a plan to develop a state health insurance exchange. The Senate is expected to vote on March 18th, and the governor has promised to sign. The goal of the bill is to forge an easier path towards affordable health insurance for all Minnesotans.