Monthly Archives: August 2015

August 22, 2015

Health Care Financing Task Force is an opportunity for Minnesota to move toward health care for all

The newly-minted Health Care Task Force has an opportunity to outline a path where no Minnesotan has to forgo medical care because they can’t afford a visit to the doctor. We encourage the group to craft recommendations strengthening the public health insurance channels that allow more than one million Minnesotans to access health care. This work should be done with an eye towards the fact that the people likely to be most affected by efforts to strengthen or weaken public health insurance options will be those Minnesotans that struggle the most to afford private insurance. This includes a disproportionate share of women, adults with disabilities and people of color. (more…)