Affordable Care Act
Six of Minnesota’s eight members of Congress Friday voted for a bill to allow insurance companies to sell policies to anyone who wants them, even if it violates the new Obamacare rules.
Why is Minnesota ahead of the pack?
The White House says enrollments for health insurance through the new government website are far below expectations.
Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?
According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.
If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.
Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
Friday is the one-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as “Obamacare.” The rollout of the federal health care website has been fraught with problems. And while Minnesota’s health care website MNsure isn’t glitch free, it’s running much smoother than HealthCare.gov. Minnesota’s one of 16 states and the District of Columbia that set up their own health care exchanges.
Nearly 280,000 Minnesotans who pay for their own insurance will receive a letter from their health care provider detailing some small and some large changes to their plans.
A Minnesota-based business will lead the efforts to fix the new government health insurance website, healthcare.gov. The federal government selected Quality Software Services Inc on Friday. The company is owned by Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth’s Optum business.
The healthcare reform stories of the past few weeks have turned one woman into the face of the debate. You’ve probably seen the woman on the front page of the website HealthCare.gov.
With less than two hours to spare, Congress averted a crisis that could have sent the United States into default. On Wednesday night, the House passed the Senate’s bill to end the government shutdown.
She’s in the middle of the negotiations…..and talked live with Dave Lee.
The federal government shutdown is now affecting Minnesota jobs. The state will lay off 105 health department workers immediately, and thousands of other federal workers in the state will face the same fate. And Congress appears to be standing still. According to Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office, he skipped out on his own event Monday to head back to Washington to work on ending the shutdown. Some disappointed constituents, like Michael Waring of Edina, said they wanted to talk with him about ending the shutdown – even if it means joining with Democrats to do it.
Thousands of federal workers in Minnesota could be furloughed Tuesday. That will happen if Congress can’t reach an agreement to fund the federal government by midnight Monday.