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Minn. Health Exchange Opens, A Few Hours Late

Officials say Minnesota’s new online health insurance exchange is off to a smooth start. MNsure officials say more than 500 accounts were created in the first hour Tuesday afternoon.

10/02/2013

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Minn. Health Exchange Opens, A Few Hours Late

Officials with Minnesota’s state-run health insurance exchange still haven’t announced a time for its launch. MNsure officials said late Monday afternoon that they had pushed the debut back to sometime Tuesday afternoon. But by early afternoon they still had not set a time for the online marketplace to go live and had not said why.

10/01/2013

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MNsure Highlights Ease Of Site, Downplays Security Concerns

In a spacious new office overlooking Seventh Street in Downtown St. Paul, help is just a phone call away. This is where Minnesotans with interest in purchasing health care coverage through MNsure call-in with their questions.

09/27/2013

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MNsure Board Meets, Will Discuss Security Breach

The board of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is meeting with plans to discuss a recent security breach. MNsure’s board of directors meets Friday afternoon. The gathering comes a week after a MNsure employee accidentally sent out personal information.

09/20/2013

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Minn. Health Exchange To Reveal Marketing Details

State officials running Minnesota’s new health insurance exchange are unveiling details of a marketing campaign to raise its public profile. The online exchange known as MNsure is key to enactment of President Barack Obama’s health-care law in Minnesota.

08/18/2013

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Minnesotans Will Soon Hear A Lot More About MNsure

When the MNsure board holds its regular meeting Wednesday, members will hear from Executive Director April Todd-Malmlov on the exchange’s marketing, outreach and consumer engagement efforts.

07/24/2013

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Advocates Call MNsure Enrollment System Unfair

Minnesota is hiring people to help residents sign up for health plans through its new online health insurance exchange. But advocates say the state is discriminating against the poor by paying consumer assistants less to help low-income residents.

06/17/2013

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Some Carriers Opt Out Of MN Insurance Marketplace

With just four months to go before Minnesota’s new health insurance exchange goes live, it remains to be seen how many choices consumers will get. The names of companies that will offer competing plans via MNsure have not been announced.

06/03/2013

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Dayton Names Directors Of Health Insurance Site

Gov. Mark Dayton has chosen six board members with a range of health care experience to direct a state website that will help the uninsured and others obtain coverage under federal health care changes.

04/30/2013

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No Health Changes For Minnesota Public Employees

Minnesota has had no discussion of moving state government workers onto the state’s new health insurance exchange, said John Pollard, legislative and communications director for Minnesota Management and Budget.

04/24/2013

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Gov. Dayton Signs Health Exchange Bill

Minnesotans will be able to buy health insurance online through a state-based marketplace called MNsure, starting in 2014.

03/20/2013

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House Passes Online Health Insurance Marketplace

The Minnesota House passed a bill early Friday creating an online health insurance marketplace that aims to provide a new way for at least 1.3 million Minnesotans to purchase coverage, a key element of the new federal health care law.

03/15/2013

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Minn. Health Care Exchange Heads For Final Votes

The Minnesota House is preparing for what could be its final vote on a bill creating an health insurance exchange, but the debate could steer into abortion politics.

03/14/2013

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Minn. Senate Approves Health Care Marketplace Bill

The Minnesota Senate has approved a bill to create the state’s health insurance exchange.

03/08/2013

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Minn. House Passes Health Exchange Proposal

The Minnesota has passed a bill establishing Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, with its sponsor calling it the most substantial changes to state healthcare policy in 50 years.

03/05/2013

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