Dayton Slams GOP Call To Scrap MNsure After Rate HikesGov. Mark Dayton is criticizing Republicans' call to abolish MNsure as a way to counter hefty health insurance hikes.
MNsure's 2016 Rates Will Surge Up To 49 PercentState officials say Minnesotans buying health coverage through MNsure will pay between 14 percent and 49 percent more on average next year.
Charity Care Fell 22 Percent At Minnesota Hospitals In 2014The state Department of Public Health says Minnesota hospitals saw a roughly 22 percent drop last year in care they provide without expecting payment.
MNsure Tackles Tech Problems Weeks Before Signups StartState officials say they're on track to fix several longstanding technical issues at the health insurance exchange MNsure. MNsure's technological staff told state lawmakers Thursday they have major improvements to the exchange's back end system lined up for the weekend.
Nearly 3 Dozen Apply For Top Job At MNsureNearly three dozen applicants are vying for the top job at MNsure, but the health insurance exchange's interim chief executive isn't one of them. MNsure opened the chief executive spot this summer and received 34 applications, a MNsure spokesman said Friday. Former CEO Scott Leitz stepped down in May to take another job.
Dayton Names Panel To Study Future Of MNsure, MinnesotaCareGov. Mark Dayton has made 11 picks to a health care task force that will study MNsure and MinnesotaCare and make recommendations for their future direction.
State Health Insurance Markets Struggle With Cost ChallengesState-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.
Minnesota Republicans Call For An End To MNsureMinnesota Republicans are calling for an end to Minnesota's online health care exchange. Republican lawmakers met at the State Capitol on Monday to hold a news conference after 180,000 Minnesotans on MnSure had their renewals delayed last week.
Good Question: Who’s Using Obamacare & How Much Money Are They Getting?Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling means millions of Americans can still get tax credits to buy health insurance. The court ruled in favor of allowing states like Wisconsin, which never set up its own marketplace, to continue to offer financial assistance for health insurance.
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
MNsure CEO: Supreme Court Ruling Won't Affect Subsidies HereThe head of Minnesota's state-run health insurance exchange says an eagerly awaited Supreme Court ruling on subsidies will have no impact in the state.
MNsure Starts Search For Permanent Chief ExecutiveMinnesota's health insurance exchange is looking for a permanent leader.