A week from Monday is the deadline for signing up for insurance under Obamacare. Despite early problems, the state of Minnesota’s health exchange, MNsure, says it is seeing a huge surge of people signing up.
Minnesota’s online health care exchange is turning to star-power to get so-called “young invincibles” to sign up for health insurance. The deadline to enroll with MNsure, as required by the Affordable Care Act is a week from Monday, March 31.
Minnesota’s new health insurance exchange is making a final push to sign up so-called “young invincibles” by a March 31 deadline for open enrollment. Exchange chief Scott Leitz on Thursday announced a series of events for the coming week aimed at young adults ages 26 to 34.
It’s getting down to the wire for Minnesotans who are looking to sign up with the state’s online healthcare marketplace. The next enrollment deadline for MNsure, the online insurance exchange, is March 31.
Officials with Minnesota’s new health insurance marketplace say their preliminary budget for 2015 will be balanced without seeking new federal or state money. MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz told reporters Wednesday that the proposed $39.8 million budget for next year is based on the assumption that the federal government will let the exchange carry over $5 million in federal grants that have already been awarded but not spent.
The board of directors of MNsure, the state’s new health insurance marketplace, will be getting updates Wednesday as a Saturday deadline approaches for coverage that takes effect April 1st.
More than 113,000 Minnesotans have enrolled in health insurance coverage through the state’s exchange, MNsure announced Friday. “We are happy with the number of people we have enrolled so far, but we’re not done working yet.”
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President Barack Obama’s speech Wednesday was open to the public, but there was a limited number of tickets available.
Minnesota lawmakers flock back to the Capitol on Tuesday for a legislative session expected to run 12 weeks at most. Having set the two-year budget last year, lawmakers face a shorter list of legislation they must consider this time. And it’s always easier to get in the way of proposed laws than to enact them.
More than 100,000 Minnesotans have now enrolled in health insurance using the state’s online exchange. MNsure said Friday the enrollment milestone is a good sign as the agency works to get people signed up under the federal health care law.
Minnesota’s health exchange is airing new TV ads with testimonials from people who saved money buying insurance on MNsure.
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All of the Republicans seeking to oust Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton regard Minnesota’s problem-ridden health insurance exchange as an unmitigated disaster, but they differ on what they would do about it if they were elected.
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