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Insurance For Startups

Small businesses have many of the same insurance needs as large companies, and there are resources to help entrepreneurs understand insurance categories.

January 27, 2016


Wells Fargo Sells Anoka-Based Crop Insurance Business For Up To $1B

The deal will allow Wells Fargo to focus on its distribution businesses that account for roughly two-thirds of its insurance revenue.

December 18, 2015


UnitedHealth CEO Echoes Warning Of Obamacare Departure

Stephen Hemsley, chief executive of the nation’s largest insurance company, called taking on Affordable Care Act exchange customers “a bad decision.”

December 01, 2015

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

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