Monthly Archives: December 2012

December 17, 2012

Health Reform Task Force Approves Roadmap to a Healthier Minnesota

The Minnesota Health Reform Task Force approved the Roadmap to a Healthier Minnesota Thursday, December 13. The roadmap is a set of recommendations designed to transform Minnesota’s health system in order to get more health for the dollar.

The report outlines eight strategies for policymakers to consider as they work to implement federal and state health reforms, including recommendations regarding increased access, care integration and payment reform, prevention and public health and preparing the Minnesota health workforce of the future. (more…)

December 6, 2012

State Budget Forecasts

Recent state budget forecasts in Minneosta present no great surprise in human services spending.  Growth in the spending was pretty much what was predicted.  The forecast reports that overall our economic is still sluggish and has not returned to pre-2008 levels.