Federal Health Care Law
Sen. Al Franken says it’s too early to extend the signup period for insurance under the federal health overhaul.
Republican lawmakers who refused to help Gov. Mark Dayton develop Minnesota’s online health insurance marketplace while they hoped for a changing of the guard in Washington will now be on the sidelines while Democrats move ahead.
It’s the one-year anniversary of the controversial federal health care law and it’s still making waves in Minnesota. A state Senate committee unveiled a bill that dismantles many parts of it.
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s push to involve Minnesota in the federal health care overhaul has resulted in a $187.4 million grant to keep elderly and disabled Medicaid patients out of institutional care.