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Fewer Minnesotans lack health insurance; rate falls under 6 percent

Minnesotans without health insurance are getting more scarce. Data released by the Census Bureau on Wednesday show 5.9 percent of the state’s residents had no insurance last year. That’...

September 16, 2015

8 Minnesota health insurers seek hefty rate hikes for some plans

Eight Minnesota health insurers are proposing double-digit rate increases for some of their individual and small group insurance plans in 2016, MPR News reports, with requests ranging as high as 74...

June 03, 2015

UnitedHealth buys Illinois company for $12.8B – here's how it affects the industry

In a hefty move that expands its prescription pricing industry presence, UnitedHealth Group is purchasing an Illinois-based pharmacy benefit management company in an all-cash deal worth $12.8...

March 30, 2015

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September 02, 2014

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

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