Health forum to educate residents on health care changes

Published 9:42 am Thursday, May 24, 2012

Austin residents will soon have a chance to speak up about health care.

The Chamber of Commerce of Southern Minnesota, the Citizens League and the Bush Foundation will host a “Health Reform in Minnesota Citizen Solutions” forum at 3:30 p.m. May 30 at the Hormel Historic Home to discuss Minnesota’s health system.

The event will seek to educate residents on recent changes to health care in Minnesota and proposed changes.

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Residents can discuss their views of the state’s health care, and leaders plan to form a bi-partisan committee on health care reform.

The panel will also seek to reduce health spending growth while still improving health. The event is also held to eliminate health disparities in all Minnesota communities.

Participants can continue the conversations with policy leaders and other citizens online at

People interested in attending should RSVP for the free event to or 507-776-4120.