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Study finds gap in Minnesota public, private healthcare

Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 17, 2009
Poor and elderly Minnesotans covered by government health programs don't receive the same standard of care in key categories as patients with private insurance, even though they are treated at the same clinics and medical groups, according to a report. However, the gaps in care narrowed between 2007 and 2008 for six of the nine measures, according to the study by MN Community Measurement, a healthcare quality consortium.