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March 20, 2014
MNsure targets young people as insurance deadline nears
ST. PAUL – It’s crunch time at MNsure. If people don’t get health insurance by March 31, they could face penalties under the federal Affordable Care Act. Plus, people who don’t meet the coverage deadline likely won’t have another chance to buy an insurance policy until ...
March 20, 2014 - 10:39pm
March 12, 2014
MNsure plans to spend $12.5 million for website, call center fixes
ST. PAUL -- MNsure wants to spend an additional $12.5 million this year to continue repairs to its website and call center, officials said Wednesday, as they unveiled plans for a balanced budget in 2015. During a meeting Wednesday in St. Paul, the MNsure board approved a $39.8 million...
March 12, 2014 - 9:58pm
February 27, 2014
MNsure lowers enrollment projections, makes contingency plans to slash spending
ST. PAUL -- MNsure is significantly cutting enrollment projections, and planning how it would make cuts if needed next year to prevent a budget shortfall. New projections for 2015 show enrollments in commercial insurance plans are about 25 percent below figures presented in January,...
February 27, 2014 - 8:41am
February 25, 2014
MNsure simplifies payments
ST. PAUL -- Some MNsure customers say they were confused by the state-run health insurance marketplace's payment practice, so its officials are streamlining it. Customers no longer will be sent an invoice issued by MNsure for the first month’s premium. MNsure officials said that...
February 25, 2014 - 8:16am
February 22, 2014
MNsure supporters seeing some improvement
MNsure rolled out commercials with real people talking about how the state-run health insurance marketplace helped them. And a key MNsure supporter promoted a study showing that Minnesota policies are less expensive than in other states. It is a campaign to draw attention...
February 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
MNsure enrollees pass 10,000 mark
MNsure’s sometimes bumpy road has reached a milestone. The state’s online health insurance marketplace has enrolled more than 100,000 Minnesotans, MNsure announced Friday. Scott Leitz, the agency’s interim CEO, acknowledged a disappointing performance in the early going...
February 22, 2014 - 10:56am
February 13, 2014
MNsure deadline is Saturday
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans who want health coverage to begin March 1 have until Saturday to sign up through the MNsure online insurance purchasing site. The deadline does not apply to those applying for state-subsidized insurance through Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare. The MinnesotaCare...
February 13, 2014 - 8:38pm
MNsure website performance improves; legislators question financial future
ST. PAUL - If you thought you were having trouble last year with the MNsure website, you were right. The state’s health insurance exchange now has numbers that show the magnitude of website problems following its Oct. 1 launch, as well as figures to suggest the system is improv...
February 13, 2014 - 8:20am
January 16, 2014
Five MNsure things to know
With a new round of deadlines approaching for Feb. 1 health plan coverage through MNsure, the organization addressed a few frequently asked questions. 1. What is the deadline for enrolling through MNsure if I want health insurance starting February 1? Individuals using MNsure...
January 16, 2014 - 8:00am
January 3, 2014
MNsure site crashes, website maintenance scheduled this weekend
Christopher Snowbeck | St. Paul Pioneer Press It’s a new year, but MNsure continues to struggle with old problems involving its website and call center. The application and account services portion of the state health exchange website was down Thursday afternoon for technical...
January 3, 2014 - 2:11pm
December 26, 2013
MNsure: Follow sign-up instructions closely
ST. PAUL – Minnesotans rushing to meet the new MNsure signup deadline of next Tuesday should take a breath, slow down a bit and read directions. Officials of the state’s new health insurance sales website say mistakes like typing an extra space and inputting an entire middle...
December 26, 2013 - 8:35am
December 23, 2013
MNsure releases tips for navigating online exchange
ST. PAUL – An extra space in typing a phone number, using an incompatible internet browser or even adding your full middle name instead of an initial are just a few examples of issues that have held up some customers attempting to enroll in a health insurance plan on MNsure.org....
December 23, 2013 - 2:36pm
December 21, 2013
Mahube-Otwa helps people hit MNsure deadline
Though the deadline is nearing for MNsure to go into effect, residents still struggle to sign up for health insurance. "The website is no better for us than residents," Karen Lenius said. "It's not that we don't want to help, it's just that when the system is down, it's down." Lenius...
December 21, 2013 - 3:00pm
December 20, 2013
Dayton on MNsure: 'Buck stops here'
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has been more involved in the state's controversial health insurance marketplace than was publicly known, and he...
December 20, 2013 - 8:44am
December 19, 2013
MNsure promises improvement and looks into extending deadline
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's health insurance marketplace leaders are looking into extending a Monday deadline for buying policies. And MNsure's...
December 19, 2013 - 7:30am