A federal audit found that Duluth-based Essentia Health overbilled Medicare by more than $865,000, MPR reports. The findings indicate Medicare was billed $3.18 for every dollar Essentia was owed. The company says the error was caused by an incorrect calculation in their computer system and has refunded the overpayments.
Las Vegas man identified as victim killed near 38th and Chicago
The 25-year-old died at the scene Sunday afternoon.
Man indicted for armed robberies of 3 St. Paul grocery stores
The 38-year-old is facing federal charges.
Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.
Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce
Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.
Gallery: Stillwater estate turned into private oasis hits market for first time
The sprawling estate is minutes from downtown Stillwater.
Woman charged with attempted murder in shooting outside Target
The victim is in critical condition.
WalletHub's 'Best States to Live' ranking has Minnesota in top 10
Minnesota finished one place above Wisconsin.
Charges: Man attacked Mystic Lake security with 2x4
A chaotic scene unfolded after the man approached the bell stand late Friday.
SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning
There's a developing story out of Eagan.
UnitedHealth may lose 500,000 of its Medicare subscribers
Bloomberg reports UnitedHealth's plans are expected to increase 14 percent next year -- making it too expensive for many of their low-income customers. Plans sold at Wal-Mart and CVS will be half the cost.
Percentage of Minnesotans without health insurance no better than during recession
Health officials with the state and the U of M say the proportion of uninsured Minnesotans is holding steady at nine percent. The job market has improved since 2009, but apparently many of the new jobs do not come with health insurance.
More than 20,000 Wisconsinites file for conceal and carry
A Wisconsin law permitting residents to carry concealed handguns went into effect Tuesday. By Saturday, the state has 20,000 applications. State officials expect as many as 200,000 in the first few months.
Some Minnesotans will see big changes in Medicare plans next year
Other changes include no longer being able to go through Walgreens to get their prescriptions filled and some may have to pay more to see their regular doctors.
Health officials expect more deaths and illness from contaminated cantaloupes
Up to 16 people have died, and many more have gotten sick, in what federal officials are calling the worst food-borne illness outbreak in over a decade. The fruit, grown in Colorado, was shipped to Minnesota, among other states, but no deaths or illnesses have been reported here.
Charitable giving in Minnesota drops more than 9 percent
The Minnesota Council on Foundations says donations fell more than 9 percent last year. Individual donations saw the biggest decline at 11 percent.
Best Buy wants to hire more than 200 tech staffers
The company says it’s looking for people from all backgrounds for a wide variety of technical jobs based out of its corporate headquarters in Richfield.
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