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June 15, 2014
Delaying transition for public-coverage holders could smooth process
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials have slowed a massive transition of public insurance beneficiaries to the new MNsure system, but say the health insurance exchange still will meet projections for 1.3 million enrollees by 2016. As of May, the exchange had enrolled more than 200,000...
June 15, 2014 - 8:41pm
March 23, 2014
Can MNsure avoid repeat of deadline ‘nightmare’?
ST. PAUL — When Minnesota launched its new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, the problems came quickly. By late October, the error rate at the MNsure website peaked at 22 percent. In November, state officials started rerunning 30,000 applications because of a variety of problems,...
March 23, 2014 - 8:04pm
March 20, 2014
MNsure targets youth 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 - 9:39pm
February 12, 2014
MNsure website performance improves, legislators look at fiscal future
ST. PAUL — If you thought you were having trouble last year with the MNsure website, you were right. The state’s health insurance exchange now has numbers that show the magnitude of website problems following its Oct. 1 launch, as well as figures to suggest the system is improving. Two...
February 12, 2014 - 10:02pm
February 5, 2014
MNsure hires outside vendor to help field calls
By Christopher Snowbeck, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — Outside reinforcements are on the way for the beleaguered MNsure call center. During a meeting Wednesday in St. Paul, the board of Minnesota’s new health insurance exchange hired an outside call center vendor at a...
February 5, 2014 - 9:44pm
January 22, 2014
MNsure won’t meet goals, study says; revamp on table
By CHRISTOPHER SNOWBECK, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — While limping along in the short run with its current troubled website, MNsure must quickly pick a strategy for making long-term software fixes and get beyond the recent “crisis mode” that has dominated program...
January 22, 2014 - 9:41pm
January 9, 2014
Will MNsure cost taxpayers?
By Christopher Snowbeck, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — MNsure is falling short of enrollment targets, and state legislators are questioning whether the health exchange might need more taxpayer support to fill budget gaps down the road. Scott Leitz, the interim chief executive...
January 9, 2014 - 9:44pm
January 3, 2014
Capital Chatter: Bachmann may be retiring, but she's looking ahead
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The most colorful member of Minnesota’s congressional delegation does not sound like she is...
January 3, 2014 - 9:40pm
Dayton letter blasts IBM for MNsure website failings
By CHRISTOPHER SNOWBECK, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton took IBM to task for software failings that he said led to numerous problems with the state-run MNsure health exchange website. In a letter last month, the governor blames the IBM software for everything...
January 3, 2014 - 9:30pm
December 20, 2013
MNsure offers extension
ST. PAUL — The beleaguered state agency providing an online method of buying health insurance responded to complaints that a Monday deadline is too soon given computer glitches and an overwhelmed call center and delayed the final day to sign up to Dec. 31. “We are aware of the...
December 20, 2013 - 11:23pm
December 19, 2013
Amid MNsure woes, Dayton says ‘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...
December 19, 2013 - 11:03pm
December 18, 2013
New MNsure head apologizes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s new health insurance marketplace leader used his first day on the job to promise that he will improve how MNsure operates. “My focus coming into this is on the consumer,” Scott Leitz said Wednesday. He apologized for MNsure’s problems since it began...
December 18, 2013 - 10:59pm
December 17, 2013
MNsure executive resigns
ST. PAUL — A Costa Rican vacation gave MNsure’s executive director a permanent break from her job. April Todd-Malmlov handed her resignation to the MNsure board Tuesday night after publicity about the trip she and another state official took before Thanksgiving. The trip came...
December 17, 2013 - 10:32pm
December 16, 2013
MNsure not at 100%
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who want new health insurance on Jan. 1 have a week to buy policies through the state-run MNsure program, but problems...
December 16, 2013 - 10:51pm
December 10, 2013
MNsure help available Friday, Saturday
WORTHINGTON — A series of information and enrollment sessions will take place Friday and Saturday at several locations in Worthington to help uninsured residents learn about their health insurance options through MNsure, the state’s health insurance exchange. Nobles County has...
December 10, 2013 - 11:18pm