Health news headlines for today include:
- Uninsureds get public health coverage at record levels
- Eye doctors are top Medicare billers in Minnesota
- “On The Move” program gets Allina Health and Mayo Clinic support in Owatonna
On a recent weekday evening, Ibrahim Hassan was pacing the narrow corridor outside a Somali mosque in south Minneapolis, buoyantly shaking hands and waving like a politician at a campaign stop.
His mission: To sign up every eligible uninsured person he met for public health coverage through the state’s MNsure website. Read More…
Ophthalmologists were among Minnesota’s top recipients of Medicare payments in 2012, according to data released by the federal government.
Thirteen doctors statewide earned more than $1 million through Medicare billings for services and equipment. Read More…
Motorists traveling around Owatonna may notice more people exercising outdoors in a couple weeks. But it isn’t just because of the weather.
Mayo Clinic Health System — Owatonna announced that it will be holding its five-week “On the Move” wellness program in partnership with Steele County Public Health, Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, Owatonna Parks and Recreation, Allina Health, area schools and area businesses starting on April 21. Read More…