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UnitedHealth Group goes after state health insurance exchanges

The nation’s largest health insurer waited before getting involved in reform-driven state-based health insurance exchanges, but the wait is over and UnitedHealth Group is indicating that it...

July 18, 2014

Forgotten Letters: MNsure Error Leaves 16,000 Uninsured

At issue were notices that should have been sent to applicants urging them to provide more information about qualifying for the state’s Medical Assistance program.

July 03, 2014

U of M to drop same-sex domestic partner benefit coverage

About 11 months after same-sex marriage was made legal in Minnesota, the University of Minnesota says it’s dropping its same-sex domestic partnership benefit program, the Minnesota Daily...

July 02, 2014

More than a quarter of a million MNsure sign-ups amidst continuing problems

The state’s health insurance exchange MNsure today announced more than a quarter of a million people have now signed up for health insurance coverage through the program. In a press release, MNsure...

June 30, 2014

MNsure's online exchange gets poor evaluation

MNsure, Minnesota’s state health insurance exchange, is in need of major improvements to be ready for the next wave of consumers who will buy coverage through the system later this year...

June 18, 2014

Report: State's uninsured rate on the decline

In the first major assessment of the Affordable Care Act in Minnesota, an analysis shows the number of uninsured people in the state has dropped by about 40 percent. State insurance exchange MNsure...

June 11, 2014

Target's troubles underscore business need for cyberinsurance

Who knew it was even a thing? The New York Times reports that Target’s problems following the data breach over the holiday season points out why businesses need cyberinsurance – and lots of...

June 09, 2014

Are You Owed Money From MN Settlement With Insurance Cos.?

Thousands of Minnesotans could be due payments from two life insurance companies that failed to pay beneficiaries when policy holders died.

May 28, 2014

More than 200k signed up for coverage by the deadline, MNsure says

New enrollment numbers out Wednesday from the state health insurance exchange show more than 200,000 people signed up for public and private health insurance through MNsure. MNsure’s interim CEO...

April 23, 2014

New company to take over MNsure website, systems

Minnesota’s online health insurance marketplace, MNsure, has named a new vendor to overhaul overhaul its troubled website and computer systems. Deloitte Consulting LLP’s contract is worth $4...

April 16, 2014

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