While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]
Minnesota is launching a massive awareness campaign to get people to sign up for its new insurance program. Millions of dollars are being used for the ads, which feature two of the state’s biggest celebrities: Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.
The leaders of MNsure unveiled a new marketing campaign featuring two Minnesota icons that will run for the next month. The campaign features folk hero Paul Bunyan and his faithful companion Babe in a series of unfortunate mishaps along with a twist on familiar slogan, “Minnesota: Land of 10,000 reasons to get health insurance.”
Thousands of Minnesota state employees have ratified a new contract that includes across-the-board raises but higher health insurance contributions from workers. The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees announced Monday that 97 percent of members who voted wanted the deal ratified.
Why is a honeymoon called a honeymoon? Why isn’t dental covered under health insurance? What’s the difference between New York vanilla, French vanilla, and vanilla bean ice creams?
Developers of the complex computer systems that will power Minnesota’s health insurance exchange say one way they’re coping with tight deadlines is by deferring some less critical work until after the online marketplace goes live Oct. 1.
Doctors have been searching for years for a solution to help people quit smoking, and now one factor has helped significantly — the cost. In the first week of Minnesota’s new higher tax on cigarettes, nearly 2,500 Minnesotans visited the Quitplan Services website and 400 people called the hotline for help in quitting.
What The Affordable Care Act Means For Minnesotans
The Minnesota Department of Commerce held a “listening” session Monday for people who will have to change their health insurance coverage when the Affordable Care Act goes into effect on Oct. 1. The video conference included questions from a number of people from 38 counties in the state. Tim Vande Hey is the deputy commissioner of the Commerce Department’s insurance division.
Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.
Health care has always been a huge priority for the American family, so it comes as no surprise that many are now wondering how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact their […]
There are three months to go before MNsure goes online in Minnesota in the run-up to open enrollment for universal healthcare. Open enrollment for MNsure begins Oct. 1, with coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2014.
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.