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March 24, 2017
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
ST. PAUL — The debate is familiar to Minnesotans: Keep or dump MNsure, the controversial state-run program that sells individual health...
18 hours 41 min ago
March 23, 2017
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of approving as much as $300 million per year to try to stabilize the state’s 2018 individual...
March 23, 2017 - 10:31pm
March 20, 2017
New legislation aims to reduce insurance premiums
The Minnesota House of Representatives has taken another step toward addressing rising health insurance premium costs by approving legislation that could reduce individual premiums. We're seeing the dramatic increases in the individual market right now because there are a large number...
March 20, 2017 - 10:34pm
March 19, 2017
How reinsurance could lower premiums -- but premiums could go up anyway
ST. PAUL — One of the sticking points as Minnesota leaders debate a proposal called "reinsurance" to try to stabilize the state's individual...
March 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
March 13, 2017
Republican plan to repeal Obamacare would leave millions uninsured
WASHINGTON - Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also...
March 13, 2017 - 8:27pm
January 29, 2017
Deadline extended for Minnesotans to buy health insurance
ST. PAUL — Next week’s impending deadline for Minnesotans to buy health insurance on the individual market just got a little looser. The open enrollment period for 2017 health insurance had been scheduled to run through Tuesday, Jan. 31. But on Saturday the state-run MNsure exchange...
January 29, 2017 - 8:36pm
January 22, 2017
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and ‘reinsurance’ may help
WOODBURY, Minn. -- Melody Camp describes her son Bryant as a “normal kid,” but the 16-year-old Woodbury student also has “a lot of things going on” — things that can get very expensive. “You’re probably looking at thousands, thousands and thousands of dollars just for...
January 22, 2017 - 9:01pm
January 15, 2017
What’s the holdup on Minnesota $300 million health insurance premium relief?
ST. PAUL -- If both Republicans and Democrats agree that the state should pass $300 million in relief for Minnesotans struggling to pay their health insurance, why is it taking months to pass it?
January 15, 2017 - 8:18pm
January 11, 2017
How to give health insurance relief? Lawmakers must weigh speed vs. control
ST. PAUL -- Finding $300 million to help Minnesotans struggling with health insurance premiums was the easy part. The part that’s been tying Minnesota leaders in knots this month is how to get the money to the people who need it. Lawmakers want to spend the money quickly, accurately...
January 11, 2017 - 9:05pm
January 10, 2017
Health insurance debate on top this week in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers say they want to pass a relief package for Minnesotans facing soaring health insurance premiums by the end of this week, but lots remains to be done before policyholders know if they will get a state rebate.The next few days will determine whether that...
January 10, 2017 - 9:04pm
January 8, 2017
Health insurers won’t cover medical marijuana in North Dakota
FARGO — North Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of medical marijuana, and lawmakers are grappling with launching the program. But patients are about to learn that legalization does not mean insurance will cover the cost. Major health insurers in North Dakota...
January 8, 2017 - 8:38pm
January 5, 2017
What Minnesota health insurance relief would do
ST. PAUL -- Thousands of Minnesotans are facing a similar crisis this year: skyrocketing health insurance rates. After failing to reach agreement on a relief package last year, Minnesota legislative leaders on Thursday rolled out a new plan that includes immediate relief as well as...
January 5, 2017 - 9:06pm
December 15, 2016
Special session out for tax cuts, construction projects, but health insurance aid might still arrive
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans counting on tax cuts or state construction projects will be disappointed, but those who signed up for pricey individual health insurance policies can maintain a sliver of hope the state will help them afford premiums.No agreements were reached between Gov....
December 15, 2016 - 9:44pm
December 14, 2016
U of M Extension to host health insurance literacy training workshops for professionals
WORTHINGTON — People who work with clients confused about making health insurance decisions are invited to attend a Health Insurance Literacy training from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Nobles County Government Center’s Farmer’s Room, 315 10th St., Worthington. University of...
December 14, 2016 - 9:18pm
Questions still surround MNsure as first deadline arrives
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have just one day left to buy health insurance on MNsure if they want it to take effect Jan. 1. But the Thursday midnight deadline comes as major questions remain unresolved about MNsure’s future — and about how much some MNsure customers will have to pay...
December 14, 2016 - 8:33pm