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November 14, 2014
MNsure says website ready for today’s start of open enrollment
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The head of MNsure said he’s “cautiously optimistic” things will go well today when open enrollment for the second year of the troubled health exchange kicks off.
November 14, 2014 - 11:19pm
October 6, 2014
What do MNsure numbers mean? You figure it out
ST. PAUL — Political reporters often suffer from bouts of dizziness after listening to political spin they must endure, but perhaps nothing is worse than when MNsure is involved. No sooner than MNsure, an online health insurance marketplace, had announced that rates would rise...
October 6, 2014 - 2:00am
July 23, 2014
Dayton asks for earlier release of MNsure policy rates
ST. PAUL — Long before Minnesotans go to the polls in November, they should have a good idea of what health insurance premiums will look like for next year.
July 23, 2014 - 12:17am
April 1, 2014
Hectic day as Minnesotans race the clock for health coverage
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.
April 1, 2014 - 5:00am
March 31, 2014
Answers about today’s deadline to sign up for health insurance
Sign up for health insurance today? Or pay a tax penalty next year?
March 31, 2014 - 8:00am
March 20, 2014
March 31: MNsure targets young people as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — It’s crunch time at MNsure. If people don’t get health insurance by March 31, they could face penalties under the federal Affordable Care Act. Plus, people who don’t meet the coverage deadline likely won’t have another chance to buy an insurance policy until...
March 20, 2014 - 10:57pm
March 13, 2014
Health care reform informational meeting set Thursday in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — A public informational meeting on the MNsure health insurance exchange will be Thursday at the Litchfield Public Library in Litchfield. This meeting, which is being sponsored by the Land Stewardship Project, will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and is free and...
March 13, 2014 - 4:17pm
February 14, 2014
MNsure deadline is Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who want health coverage to begin March 1 have until Saturday to sign up through the MNsure online insurance purchasing site. The deadline does not apply to those applying for state-subsidized insurance through Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare....
February 14, 2014 - 12:50pm
December 29, 2013
Questions and answers about MNsure health insurance sign-up
ST. PAUL — As the extended deadline approaches, MNsure officials have provided answers to some frequently asked questions about the Minnesota health care insurance exchange signup. Q. What are the deadlines? A. You have until midnight Tuesday to pick a plan and a payment method....
December 29, 2013 - 11:00pm
December 20, 2013
Governor on MNsure: ‘The buck stops here’
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has been more involved in the state’s controversial health insurance marketplace than was publicly known, and he said that technically he is responsible for the new agency’s problems. He told reporters Thursday that he and his staff have been in...
December 20, 2013 - 12:00am
Editorial: MNsure must get its act on track now
MNsure’s interim chief executive officer pledged Wednesday to improve the sign-up process and the online health exchange, which has suffered technical glitches, support call problems and political criticism. It has not been a good week for the MNsure system or Gov. Mark Dayton....
December 20, 2013 - 12:00am
December 18, 2013
MNsure promises improvement and looks into extending deadline
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's health insurance marketplace leaders are looking into extending a Monday deadline for buying policies. And MNsure's...
December 18, 2013 - 2:27pm
October 25, 2013
Letter: In Minnesota, we have MNsure
Your editorial — “Health care website needs fixing now” — addresses the challenges that the system is having across the country. However, this story can cause some confusion with your readers and prevent them from exploring their health care options. The vast majority of your...
October 25, 2013 - 2:00am
October 16, 2013
Interest in MNSure higher than anticipated
WILLMAR — As the board members of Minnesota’s new health insurance exchange prepared for its launch on Oct. 1, one of the questions on their minds was: If we create it, will people come? By late last week, they had an answer. As of Friday, 10,000 users had registered an account...
October 16, 2013 - 11:18pm
October 8, 2013
Minnesotans show interest in MNsure
ST. PAUL — About 30,000 Minnesotans checked out the MNsure web site the first week the health care exchange was in operation. That...
October 8, 2013 - 10:46pm