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Federal investigation could impact Hubbard County’s indigent health plans

February 18, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

A pending federal investigation into the way Minnesota administers Medicaid programs, and the rates insurers charge for programs for the indigent, got a swift reaction from Hubbard County commissioners Wednesday. Continue Reading

Bill on cremation for indigent SD residents passes

February 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota counties could choose to cremate deceased indigents if an amended House bill becomes law. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Indigent care costs again hit headlines

September 15, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The Davison County Commission this week settled a long-standing indigent medical claim, agreeing to pay about half of what was due to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.
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Davison County indigent care runs over budget; change made in welfare office

September 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

With more than three months to go in 2011, the county is out of cash to cover hospital bills for the medically indigent.
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Davison County Commission votes to settle indigent care bill

September 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Davison County faced a lawsuit from Avera McKennan Hospital over treatment of a now-deceased person. Continue Reading