Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Minnesota businesses will see lower unemployment insurance taxes starting next year. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says Tuesday that the unemployment insurance trust fund’s $1.2 billion reserve at the end of September was enough to trigger a tax cut.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he believes President Barack Obama made the right decision by letting insurance companies continue to offer consumers health plans that were set to be canceled under federal health care changes.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he believes all Americans should be able to keep existing insurance plans under the new federal health care law.
MNsure’s executive director, April Todd-Malmlov, says more than 10,000 Minnesotans have opened accounts in the first 10 days of the exchange’s operation, including about 300 opened by small-business owners.
A few years back, Kathy Lesicka’s Monticello home had hail damage and needed the roof replaced. Two months after the repairs, her homeowners’ premium increased by $200. “That was the first time we ever claimed, and we were like, ‘We’ve been with you for 20 years, are you kidding me?’” she said.
There is only one Elvis, but there are thousands of self-employed Minnesotans like Elvis impersonator Anthony Shore and his wife Trisha. Both are 32 years old and uninsured. “I’m a healthy individual, but you never know what’s going to happen. So yeah, I don’t like it. It makes me feel scared not having insurance,” Trisha said. Starting next week, uninsured and under-insured Minnesotans can buy health care online at MNsure.org. But one of the biggest problems is getting the word out.
Just six days before its launch, the state says all systems are a go for Minnesota’s new health insurance program: MNsure.
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Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.
The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.
Some Upper Midwest farmers are worried they won’t qualify for crop insurance on land they couldn’t plant because it was too wet. At issue is a rule affecting whether farmers qualify for “prevented planting” payments for cropland that’s too wet or dry to plant.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]