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June 21, 2017
Uncertainty abounds about next year's individual health insurance market
ST. PAUL — At this time last year, Minnesota's individual health insurance market was in a state of collapse. This year's state? Uncertainty. The individual health insurance market covers an estimated 170,000 Minnesotans who don't get insurance through an employer or a government...
June 21, 2017 - 10:32pm
April 8, 2017
Sanford Health Plan sues government for $9 million
FARGO—Sanford Health Plan is suing the federal government for almost $9 million for what it says is a reneged promise to pay to cushion...
April 8, 2017 - 11:53am
March 30, 2017
Reinsurance proposal on Dayton's desk. Will he sign despite 'serious concerns'?
ST. PAUL — The fate of a measure to try to stabilize Minnesota's individual health insurance market now lies in Gov. Mark Dayton's hands. The...
March 30, 2017 - 8:26pm
March 29, 2017
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers have adopted a plan to try to stabilize the state's individual health insurance market — but it's uncertain...
March 29, 2017 - 9:05pm
March 24, 2017
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
ST. PAUL — The debate is familiar to Minnesotans: Keep or dump MNsure, the controversial state-run program that sells individual health...
March 24, 2017 - 4:03pm
March 23, 2017
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of approving as much as $300 million per year to try to stabilize the state’s 2018 individual...
March 23, 2017 - 10:31pm
March 19, 2017
How reinsurance could lower premiums -- but premiums could go up anyway
ST. PAUL — One of the sticking points as Minnesota leaders debate a proposal called "reinsurance" to try to stabilize the state's individual...
March 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
March 13, 2017
Republican plan to repeal Obamacare would leave millions uninsured
WASHINGTON - Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also...
March 13, 2017 - 8:27pm
January 28, 2017
MnSure extends deadline for those seeking health insurance premium help
ST. PAUL --- Next week's impending deadline for Minnesotans to buy health insurance on the individual market just got a little looser. The open...
January 28, 2017 - 6:32pm
January 26, 2017
Minnesota OKs health insurance premium relief, and here’s what you need to know
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton signed health insurance premium relief into law Thursday night, mere hours after it passed the House of Representatives 108-19 and the Senate 47-19. Now as many as 120,000 Minnesotans could start seeing big drops on their health insurance premiums: around...
January 26, 2017 - 9:41pm
Dayton seeks health insurance purchase extension
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who buy individual health insurance policies have until Tuesday, Jan. 31, to enroll for coverage this year, unless federal officials allow more time. The governor and a key health-care senator have asked the Trump administration to give Minnesotans more time....
January 26, 2017 - 1:00am
January 24, 2017
Dayton speech calls for health insurance action
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Mark Dayton has a prescription for a new type of health insurance. Ironically, he was just getting into the issue during...
January 24, 2017 - 9:55am
January 23, 2017
Dayton collapses, then walks with aid after State of the State speech
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech Monday night, Jan. 23, but after a few minutes walked away with help....
January 23, 2017 - 9:49pm
January 21, 2017
Dayton to deliver annual State of the State speech Monday
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton delivers his annual State of the State speech Monday, Jan. 23, and is expected to emphasize the need to speed health insurance premium relief to Minnesotans. He also may provide a bit of a preview for a budget plan he will release the following day.
January 21, 2017 - 11:00pm
Two injured as transit bus crashes into house
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. - Two people were injured and a house was significantly damaged when a bus crashed into a house in Columbia Heights late Friday afternoon. Fire Chief Gary Gorman said the owner of the house was sitting in his living room around 5 p.m. Friday when the Anoka...
January 21, 2017 - 7:56pm