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HHS Budget Bill Signed by Gov. Dayton but With Strings Attached
On May 30, Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law funding for Health and Human Services for the next biennium. However, it wasn't without controversy. Read more here.
Minnesota Spending Millions on Low-Value Medical Tests
It would appear that Minnesota is not choosing wisely, as a report from the Minnesota Department of Health revealed on May 31 that in 2014 the state spent $54.9 million on 18 medical tests that are known to provide little benefit to patients. Read more here
Stratis, MAPS Launch Strategic Partnership for Patient Safety
Stratis Health and the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety are creating a partnership to advance patient safety in all care settings. Read more here
Free Social in Duluth is Next Week
There's still time to sign up for the Duluth social on June 7. The social - which will include free food, wine, beer and other beverages - is a celebration of medicine, a thank you to members, and a welcome to new and prospective members. For more information, click here.
Health Care Reform Forum Now Available Online
For those who missed the April 25th health care reform forum, the MMA has made the entire event available online. Local and national experts discuss what repeal and replacement of the ACA means for how medicine is practiced in Minnesota. Click here to access the recording. 
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