New Plans Outpace Renewals For MNsure SignupsNearly 14,000 Minnesotans have signed up for coverage through the state's health insurance exchange for the first time. Combined with about 10,000 renewed plans, MNsure has enrolled roughly 24,000 private health plans.
Rural Vet Clinic In Peril After FireA western Minnesota town is rallying behind a veterinarian after she lost nearly everything in a fire. Back in June, a fire destroyed the Appleton Veterinary Clinic. A puppy was trapped inside and also died. Veterinarian Rachel Bakeberg also lost thousands of dollars in medical equipment.
MNsure Moves 2015 Sign-Up Deadline To Dec. 20Minnesota families are getting more time to sign up for health insurance. MNsure had set a midnight deadline on Monday if you needed coverage starting on Jan. 1. But Monday afternoon, the agency pushed that back to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.
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 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.
Dayton Takes Heat For Early DepartureGov. Mark Dayton is taking heat for avoiding reporters with questions about a key insurance provider's exit from the state's health care exchange.
Blue Cross Insurance To Open Retail Store In Edina Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is preparing to open its first-ever retail store, where consumers can sign up for insurance coverage and get information on healthy living. The store opens Nov. 8 in the Yorkdale Shoppes mall in Edina.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Mpls. Couple Has Insurance Warning For HomeownersA Twin Cities couple calls their experience with an insurance company a lesson that all homeowners should learn. David Hettlinger and his wife are still trying to recover from a storm two summers ago.
Hail Devastates Waverly FarmsSevere storms rolled through parts of the state Wednesday morning. The worst weather hit Wright County with damaging winds and large hail. For farmers there, the storm was devastating. Piles of hail up to a foot deep is an incredible sight to a meteorologist, but it's a sight that farmers in Waverly, Minn. hope to never see, especially at harvest time.
Baby Finally Covered After Family Waited On MNsure For MonthsA Twin Cities family says their newborn has been without health insurance for months due to MNsure delays. The Emmerichs tried for more than four months to get coverage for their baby boy.
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Good Question: Who Actually Needs Flood Insurance?Flooding is so widespread across Minnesota that families from the Canadian border to the Iowa border are trying to dry out. And many homeowners are seeing water seep into their homes and basements.
Research: 40 Percent Drop In Minnesota's Uninsured The federal health overhaul has helped cut the ranks of uninsured people in Minnesota by about 40 percent, University of Minnesota researchers reported Wednesday in the first major assessment of the law's effect in the state. The study estimated that the number of uninsured Minnesotans fell by 180,500 from Sept. 30 to May 1 — from about 445,000 people to about 264,500.