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Cost of expanding Medicaid in ND balloons

BISMARCK – North Dakota will spend millions more than originally projected for Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, a tab that could top $30 million per year by 2020 based on current projections.

Report: Minnesotans spent nearly $2 billion on preventable health care

Report: Minnesotans spent nearly $2 billion on preventable health care

Minnesota employers, health plans and individuals spent $1.9 billion in 2012 for health care that potentially could have been prevented.

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Willmar rehab center provides cancer rehab program

Willmar rehab center provides cancer rehab program

WILLMAR — Pain, fatigue, muscle wasting — Sherri Grindy experienced all of it while undergoing treatment for lung cancer that has spread to her brain and bones.

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Noridian to pay Maryland $45M for botched exchange

Noridian to pay Maryland $45M for botched exchange

FARGO - Noridian Healthcare Solutions has reached an agreement with the state of Maryland to pay $45 million for its leading role in a problem-plagued online health insurance exchange.

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Virginia-based home health care company expands to South Dakota

BOX ELDER, S.D.-Advance Health, a Chantilly, Va.,-based home health care company, has announced its expansion to Ellsworth Air Force Base in Box Elder, S.D. The expansion will give Advance Health its third location and is expected to bring more than 200 jobs to the area in the next three to five years.

Health care services see big boost in Watford City

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The health care picture in Watford City is improving with Sanford Health opening a 1,900-square-foot clinic and adding visiting specialists while a new hospital employee housing facility has been completed.

Sanford adding five psychiatrists in remodeled Moorhead facility

MOORHEAD, Minn. - Five new psychiatrists will join Sanford’s adult behavioral health department by September.

Fargo-Moorhead's Sanford adult behavioral health services get new home

Fargo-Moorhead's Sanford adult behavioral health services get new home

MOORHEAD – Sanford Health has moved its adult behavioral health services clinic to a former clinic location here near the campus of Concordia College.

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Science, business intersect in Sacred Heart, Minn.

Science, business intersect in Sacred Heart, Minn.

SACRED HEART, Minn. — A passion for science developed as a student at Renville County West has led Eric Mahlum to take on some very important work.

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Avera is again named to 'Most Wired' list

SIOUX FALLS - Once again, Avera has been named to the list of Health Care's Most Wired.

Avera Cancer Institute to get new treatment machine

Avera Cancer Institute to get new treatment machine

MITCHELL, S.D.-The Avera Cancer Institute in Mitchell is focused on modernizing for the future.

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Horizon to open health center in Fort Thompson

FORT THOMPSON, S.D.—Horizon Health Care Inc., a rural, community-based network providing affordable, primary health care throughout 16 medical and dental clinics in South Dakota, is on track to opening their newest location in Fort Thompson.

Caregivers fill vital role for business, clients

Caregivers fill vital role for business, clients

BEMIDJI-Close to six years ago, Joan Lueth and her siblings had a tough choice to make.

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New Rehab4Life location offers additional neurological therapy treatments

New Rehab4Life location offers additional neurological therapy treatments

FARGO—Unlike those who might dread going to physical therapy, Deanna Bakken grins and says, "I get to go to therapy today." The 49-year-old from Fargo suffers from cerebral palsy and cerebellar atrophy and has spent more than 20 years of her life confined to a wheelchair, but thanks to a new LiteGait system at Rehab4Life, she is now logging miles on a treadmill.

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Medical marijuana arrives in Minnesota as parties look to the future

Medical marijuana arrives in Minnesota as parties look to the future

MINNEAPOLIS – Stakeholders in Minnesota's push for legalizing medical marijuana took time to acknowledge the law's debut Wednesday as a success, but there is more work to be done to make the state's program better.

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