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Hectic day as Minnesotans race the clock for health coverage


By Mila Koumpilova

St. Paul Pioneer Press

ST. PAUL — Minnesotans swamped the state’s health care marketplace call centers, strained its website and flocked to help centers to beat the midnight Monday deadline for open enrollment.

MNsure said efforts to prepare for a last-minute surge in enrollments paid off. Applicants faced call center waits and website slowdowns, but MNsure avoided a repeat of website problems that plagued its Oct. 1 launch.

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