Minnesota has rejected President Obama’s offer to delay some canceled insurance policies for a year under the new health law. The President was trying to make good on a promise that “if you like your policy, you can keep it.” Now, millions are finding themselves in limbo, including here in Minnesota.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Six of Minnesota’s eight members of Congress Friday voted for a bill to allow insurance companies to sell policies to anyone who wants them, even if it violates the new Obamacare rules.
Why is Minnesota ahead of the pack?
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If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.
Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
Friday is the one-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as “Obamacare.” The rollout of the federal health care website has been fraught with problems. And while Minnesota’s health care website MNsure isn’t glitch free, it’s running much smoother than HealthCare.gov. Minnesota’s one of 16 states and the District of Columbia that set up their own health care exchanges.
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Listen to the interview with Sally Kohn in its entirety.
Testifying before the Republican-led committee, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Marilyn Tavenner, blamed contractors and high web traffic for healthcare.gov’s poor performance.
Hamline Law Professor David Schultz pinch hits for Blois Olson.
James Hohmann from POLITICO pinch hitting for Blois.