MNsure Touting Financial Help To Boost EnrollmentAfter two years of missing the mark on enrollment projections, Minnesota's health insurance exchange is heading into its third chapter armed with an unusual weapon: high insurance rates.
UW-Madison Able to Accept Unlimited Number Of Out-Of-State UndergradsThe University of Wisconsin-Madison will be able to enroll an unlimited number of out-of-state undergraduates beginning next fall under a plan that the UW System Board of Regents approved Friday after the chancellor and system president vowed to more aggressively recruit top Wisconsin students to the flagship campus.
Largest, Most Diverse Incoming Class At UW-SuperiorUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior administrators say this year's enrollment increase can be attributed, in part, to a record influx of international students. Overall enrollment at the Superior campus is up 13 percent this year.
Monday Deadline Looms For Health Insurance ExchangeState officials are reminding Minnesotans to sign up through the state's health insurance exchange by Dec. 15 to ensure they're covered at the start of the New Year. MNsure is preparing for a rush of web traffic ahead of the Monday deadline, increasing call center hours to handle consumers looking to avoid a lapse in coverage.
MNsure Enrollments, Renewals Approach 8,000Minnesota's health insurance exchange says it has enrolled nearly 8,000 Minnesotans in health plans in the first week of open enrollment this fall. MNsure says over 2,550 Minnesotans have used the exchange to enroll in new coverage or renew their coverage in private health plans since last Saturday.
Executive: MNsure Signs Up More Than 500The executive director of Minnesota's health insurance exchange says a mostly problem-free weekend rollout netted more than 500 enrollees.
MNsure Making Big Enrollment Push Ahead Of DeadlineThe new federal health care law says everyone must be signed up by midnight Monday, or face a penalty. In Minnesota, MNsure is moving quickly to enroll as many people as possible over the weekend. Already this week, MNsure ramped up recruiting at more than 1,000 signup events.
MNsure Enrollment Tops 145,000Minnesota's health insurance exchange is reporting a jump in enrollments as Monday's open enrollment deadline approaches. MNsure officials say total enrollment has topped 145,000.
MNsure Board Approves Preliminary Budget For 2015Officials with Minnesota's new health insurance marketplace say their preliminary budget for 2015 will be balanced without seeking new federal or state money. MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz told reporters Wednesday that the proposed $39.8 million budget for next year is based on the assumption that the federal government will let the exchange carry over $5 million in federal grants that have already been awarded but not spent.
MNsure Announces More Than 113,000 Minnesotans EnrolledMore than 113,000 Minnesotans have enrolled in health insurance coverage through the state’s exchange, MNsure announced Friday. “We are happy with the number of people we have enrolled so far, but we’re not done working yet."
Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
MNsure Enrollment Grows, But Private Plans LagInsurance signups through Minnesota's health care marketplace continued to grow into February to more than 90,000 people, but enrollment continues to be weighted more toward public plans over private insurance.