Minnesota’s largest private insurance companies are opposing President Barack Obama’s plan to let people keep existing insurance for at least a year under his health care law.
Minnesotans learned on Friday how much they can expect to pay for health insurance on the state’s new online exchange, and the numbers suggest Minnesota will have the lowest average rates in the country with the plan. On Friday, Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman revealed the individual policy premium rates. MNSure is part of the new federal health care law that requires insurance by January 1, 2014.
Some 9,000 Minnesotans could be in line for health insurance rebate checks now going out as part of the new federal health care law.
The state Senate planning votes on whether to confirm two of Gov. Mark Dayton’s cabinet members.
Minnesota officials are pushing to develop an online health insurance marketplace as they hurry to implement the federal health care overhaul.
It finally feels like winter. But as you crank up your furnace tonight, remember January’s home heating prices are at a 10-year low, according to CenterPoint Energy.
Minnesota will receive $73 million in federal funds to help low-income Minnesotans pay their heating bills, the Minnesota Department of Commerce announced Saturday.