CHILDREN’S MINNESOTA

Four Cases of Lung Injury Related To Youth Vaping In Minneapolis

The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois

MINNEAPOLIS — Children’s Minnesota has reported finding four cases of lung injury in the Minneapolis area potentially related to vaping. The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois. The Health Department is asking health care providers and parents to be on the lookout for vaping as a cause of…

New Deal Reached by BCBS MN and Children’s Minnesota

While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A new deal has been reached by BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota Hospital Systems. The organizations made the announcement, which will keep Children’s Minnesota an in-network provider for BlueCross customers. While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years. During negotiations, each organization blamed the other, from…

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Minnesota Drops Children’s Minnesota Hospital System

Parents of these and other delicate patients cringe at the thought of finding new doctors, now that the contract between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has expired. KMSP Fox 9's Leah Beno Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The dispute between Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota hospital systems has quickly become a blame game. Caught in the middle are the patients and their families, wondering if they will have to sacrifice more out of pocket expense when it comes to taking care of their loved ones. Among the specialties provided inside Children’s…

Deal Negotiations Fail Between BCBS Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota

Company officials on both sides say they are committed to working on a solution

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A failed deadline between a Minnesota health insurance company and the state’s largest pediatric hospital system could mean higher rates for 66,000 patients. Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota could not reach a deal on making the hospital system an out-of-network provider for BCBS Minnesota patients. While this doesn’t stop patients from seeking care at…