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Babe the blue ox watches over a Friday MNsure board meeting. Babe is a MNsure mascot (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

MNsure looks to reassure Minnesotans after info leak

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ST. PAUL — Officials of Minnesota’s new health-insurance marketplace want to send a message that they will protect private information, an effort to counter a highly publicized data breach.


A Friday MNsure board meeting was called to respond to a Sept. 12 incident in which private information of nearly 1,600 insurance brokers (not 2,400 as MNsure originally said) was mistakenly emailed to an insurance agent.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.