The pace of signups for health insurance through MNsure increased by nearly 50 percent from its first month to its second, according to figures released Wednesday. With the Jan. 1 start of coverage under the federal health law now less than a month away, MNsure officials said 24,586 individual Minnesotans have completed the enrollment process.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s pleased with the progress of Minnesota’s health care exchange so far. The comments come after the federal rollout of Obamacare, which is plagued with problems. Minnesota’s health exchange went online Oct. 1 and has not had the widespread problems other states experienced.
Minnesota is days away from launching its new health insurance program as Minnesotans will pay the lowest average monthly premiums in the country. That’s according to new numbers from the Obama administration made public on Wednesday.
The new state run health care exchange is already facing troubles and you can’t even buy-in until October. On Tuesday the head of MNsure said its original estimates on premiums was too high. MNsure is the health exchange required under President Obama’s health care reform plan.
The push is on to get 1.3 million Minnesotans to sign up for insurance under the new health care law. The program is called MNsure, goes into effect Jan. 1, and anyone can buy health insurance through the program, though there will be significant federal subsidies for low-income patients.
The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.
The recovery of the bald eagle shows how endangered species laws can work, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be help get more young people and families excited about the outdoors.
Hot off the heels of Prince’s multi-evening stand at the Dakota Jazz Club, and fresh from the announcement that Prince will be honored with the Billboard Music Awards Icon Award, Prince now has a new website and a new song.
Best Buy’s website is up and running at full capacity following a glitch Monday that aggravated loyalty program customers getting an early shot at Black Friday deals.
In this fast-paced world there seems to be little time to really get to know your neighbors. In fact, a Pew Research survey shows only 19 percent of Americans know all of their neighbors.
A new system to reserve your campsite in Minnesota has been shut down.
The Minnesota State Park reservation system is closing for two months for an online makeover.
As you gear up for holiday shopping, you may want to consider the hottest trend in retail: buying local.
The online news site Minnesota Independent is shutting down. The closing was announced Wednesday on the MnIndy site.
Target Corp.’s website crashed Tuesday, adding to the discount chain’s online troubles.