Health insurance enrollment deadline extended in Minnesota

Minnesota Health Insurance

Minnesota residents will have more time to enroll for insurance coverage Residents of Minnesota now have more time to ensure that their health insurance policies will be active at the beginning of 2016. The state’s insurance exchange, called MNsure, has managed to make health insurance coverage more accessible to thousands of consumers throughout the state. The open enrollment period will run until the end of January, 2016, but consumers must have active insurance on January 1 or they will face fines from the federal government. Consumers can enroll for coverage…

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Health insurance exchange approved in Minnesota

Minnesota Health Insurance

Health insurance exchange legislation wins major victory in Minnesota A state-run health insurance exchange may be set in stone in Minnesota. Early this week, state lawmakers passed a legislation that calls for the creation of a health insurance exchange that is managed by the state. The legislation is currently awaiting Governor Mark Dayton’s signature. Plans for an exchange have been in the works for some time, but political battles have sidelined these plans repeatedly. Now, the state is one step closer to having a health insurance exchange in place, which…

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Health insurance overhaul stage has passed final step in Minnesota

Minnesota Health Insurance Trump Administration Lawsuit

A massive bill has just been passed in the Senate, which represents the completion of a vital phase. A major overhaul to the health insurance system in Minnesota has just passed the Senate, which will mean that in a few months, the over 300,000 residents of the state that are uninsured will be able to benefit from an online marketplace that is one of the central elements of the federal healthcare law. This is a vitally important legislative step toward the implementation of the online exchange. The Senate gave its…

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