MNsure Extends Enrollment Deadline For Jan. 1Officials have extended the deadline for enrolling in Minnesota's health insurance exchange for coverage starting Jan. 1. Minnesotans now have until Dec. 28 to enroll through MNsure and have their plan take effect at the start of the new year. The announcement was made Saturday.
MNsure: 70% Of Private Plan Shoppers Get CreditsSeventy percent of private insurance buyers so far on Minnesota's health insurance exchange have qualified for federal tax credits. Officials with MNsure released updated statistics Wednesday on insurance shopping as open enrollment nears a big deadline. People who want insurance in place by Jan. 1 have until Tuesday to sign up.
MNsure Customers Say They're Seeing Double-Digit HikesMNsure officials say they're ready to handle a flood of customers when open enrollment begins Sunday. The exchange is heading into its third round of open enrollment with more call center staff. Interim Chief Executive Officer Allison O'Toole said Wednesday they're already receiving calls from consumers worried about double-digit premium hikes for next year.
MNsure Prepares For Last Minute Rush Before Enrollment Period EndsAfter a rocky rollout last year, MNsure says things are running smoother in the final three days left to sign up for health insurance. Open enrollment period ends on Sunday.
MNsure Extends Contact Center Hours As Open Enrollment Deadline NearsAs the Feb. 15 deadline for MNsure's open enrollment approaches, the health exchange is offering extended contact center hours for those with last-minute questions.
MNsure Enrollments, Renewals Approach 8,000Minnesota's health insurance exchange says it has enrolled nearly 8,000 Minnesotans in health plans in the first week of open enrollment this fall. MNsure says over 2,550 Minnesotans have used the exchange to enroll in new coverage or renew their coverage in private health plans since last Saturday.
MNsure's Improved Open Enrollment Still Has HiccupsMNsure calls Saturday's open enrollment a big improvement from what happened last year.
MNsure Officials Say System Off To Smooth StartMinnesota's health insurance exchange is up and running and enrolling people in coverage on the first day of open enrollment. MNsure's executive director, Scott Leitz, told reporters the system got off to a successful start Saturday morning without any major issues that they're aware of.
MNsure CEO Says Site Is Faster And Ready For Open EnrollmentMNsure's CEO, Scott Leitz, said at a news conference Friday that testing is going well for the state's health care system. Enrollment starts Saturday at 8 a.m.
MNsure Racing Toward Open EnrollmentWith open enrollment just 10 days away, officials racing to get Minnesota's health insurance exchange ready for its second act said Wednesday that there are risks ahead and they'll need all the remaining time for final testing.
MNsure Races To Ready Exchange For Open Enrollment Officials racing to ready Minnesota's health insurance exchange for open enrollment one month from now said Wednesday it's a high-risk project because of tight timelines but they expect consumers will have a better experience than last year.
Lowest-Cost Insurer Drops From Minnesota ExchangeThe insurance company with the lowest rates and most customers on Minnesota's health care exchange has told state officials that it's pulling out of MNsure for 2015. The decision by Golden Valley-based PreferredOne deals a major blow to the exchange as the next open enrollment period approaches.