Today’s joint Senate hearing for HHS Finance, Policy and Reform was another exercise in frustration. DHS and HHS problems are continuing to unfold.Read more
It may seem like the chaos at DHS has only been unfolding this year but it has a much longer history. Here is a timeline of some key events in the past decade.
Since being elected in 2018, Rep. Jeremy Munson has been singularly focused on health care reform. He often tells the story about how he first became interested in health care when he, as a self-employed husband and father of 2 living in Lake Crystal, a small town south of Mankato, had to shop for health insurance for his family and found his choices limited and unaffordably expensive.
In the two years that he has served so far, he has championed practical solutions to the harsh realities of paying for health care in Minnesota today. To do that he has first had to counter solutions that did not work, or were simply another expensive band-aid on the problem and would result in more taxpayer money being spent to create more dependency on that money.Read more