Minnesota

Minnesota | Fall | 2009 | Health Plan Analysis

Minnesota health plans are facing the specter of rising specialty drug costs and are implementing a variety of strategies to control those costs, including shifting specialty drugs from the medical be…

Minnesota | Spring | 2009 | Health Plan Analysis

With the economic downturn pushing more Minnesotans out of work, health plans are getting ready for a likely surge in people seeking individual health plans, but are also watching to see if the new fe…

Minnesota | Fall | 2008 | Health Plan Analysis

Minnesota is bucking the national trend with growing HMO enrollment while at the same time defying a national movement to significant growth in self-insured products. Market leader Blue Cross and Blue…

Minnesota | Spring | 2008 | Health Plan Analysis

If being Number Two means you try harder, then that explains the expansion and new product efforts by Medica and Health Partners, the second- and third-place health plans in Minnesota respectively. Bo…