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Minnesota Republican Lawmakers Aim to Ask Congress to Put Liability Back...

In 1986, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) was signed into law. NVICP protects vaccine manufacturers by placing a tax on...

Minnesota Medical Patients Tax Set to Expire in 2020, Unless Renewed

The end may be near for an onerous tax launched with the stated intention to add a two-percent charge onto the fees...

Why Do Democrats Want to Tax Sick and Injured Patients?

Should you be taxed if you get sick? Democrats say yes. Republicans say no.  Minnesota’s Republican leadership wants the 2 percent MinnesotaCare...

Gil Gutknecht: Losing Access? Get a Grip.

It will cripple American medical innovation? Seniors would lose access to modern, lifesaving drugs? Those are a couple of the dire warnings...

Twila Brase: Will Trump Give Americans the Freedom to Opt-Out...

Medicare is failing. The recent Medicare Trustees report warns Congress that the hospitalization part of the “Medicare Trust...

New Fees On Medication Could Raise Cost Of Healthcare In Minnesota

The House bill, HF 400, establishes an opioid stewardship fund and an Opioid Addiction Advisory Council. However, the most controversial aspect of this bill...

Parental Rights Rally Attracts Thousands in Opposition of Compulsory Vaccination Bill

SF 1520, authored by Senator Chris Eaton (DFL- Brooklyn Center), removes language in Minnesota law that allows parents to have conscientious objections to vaccinating...

Minnesota Senate Republicans Establish “Patients First” Healthcare Reform

Minnesota Republicans are offering new healthcare reforms as a way of awarding power back to patients, giving them more of a say in their...

Why Are Republicans Silent on Obamacare Ruling?

Republicans have pushed the mute button. On Friday evening, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) invalid (which it’s always...

Report: 57,000 Minnesotans Could Lose Healthcare Coverage Under Democrats’ MinnesotaCare Buy-In...

A new report shows the Democrats’ MinnesotaCare buy-in proposal may not be as beneficial as promised. According to a report compiled by Oliver Wyman, an...