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How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Outside Review Finds Deep Flaws In MNsure Website

The troubled website for Minnesota’s health insurance exchange can’t be completely fixed in time for the March 31 deadline by which all Americans are supposed to have coverage under the new federal law.

01/22/2014

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Dayton: Minn. Won’t Extend Insurance Coverage

Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday that Minnesota will not allow people to keep existing insurance plans for another year, despite President Barack Obama’s plan to allow it.

11/18/2013

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Insured Minnesotans Feel Like They’re Losing Out

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.

10/31/2013

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MNsure Crucial For MN Cancer Survivor Who’s Had 35 Surgeries

It’s day two for the roll-out of MNsure, but some who are shopping online for health insurance plans said they are running into technical glitches and delays. MNSure officials said the system is running smoothly, after a bumpy start Tuesday when it launched — so far about 2,500 accounts have been created.

10/02/2013

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How Much Will MNsure Cost? Reality Check

On Friday, MNsure — Minnesota’s new online health insurance exchange — will reveal how much consumers will pay for insurance premiums under the program, which is part of the new federal health care law. The top question at the MNsure call center has been, “How much will I pay for insurance?”

09/05/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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Potential Issues As 1.3M Minnesotans Get Health Care Coverage

The push is on to get 1.3 million Minnesotans to sign up for insurance under the new health care law. The program is called MNsure, goes into effect Jan. 1, and anyone can buy health insurance through the program, though there will be significant federal subsidies for low-income patients.

07/02/2013

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Oklahoma Tornado Video

There is some amazing video, horrifying stories and happy stories coming out of Moore, OK. Take a look at the video below and also check out this story of a woman pulled from the rubble […]

05/21/2013

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Favre Returns To Super Bowl For NFL Network

Brett Favre is returning to the NFL — to work for the NFL Network.

01/30/2013

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Minn. Building New Health Insurance Marketplace

Big changes are coming in how a fourth of all Minnesotans get health insurance as the state rushes to build a new kind of marketplace that will help about 1.3 million people choose their best coverage options.

01/27/2013

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Final Debate Coverage: Barack Obama Vs. Mitt Romney

Follow along with what’s happening on social media with the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in Boca Raton, FL.

10/22/2012

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Minn. To Allow Cameras In Some Civil Cases

Cameras will be allowed to cover civil cases in Minnesota courtrooms under a new order from the state Supreme Court.

03/12/2011

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