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Rep. Tom Huntley of Duluth listens to debate Monday on his bill to fund state health and human services programs. He leads the committee that drew up the bill.

Health-care spending plans take shape

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ST. PAUL - Hospitals take a funding hit while most nursing homes are protected.

Low-income Minnesotans keep their government-subsidized health insurance while some doctors lose state aid for treating the poor.


Facilities caring for patients with long-term illnesses lose some state support while more children are eligible for public-supported health insurance.

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