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Affordable Care Act sign-up deadline: Mar. 31

Affordable Care Act sign-up deadline: Mar. 31

Mar. 19 | Enroll now or wait until October to get health insurance   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Open enrollment for health coverage through MNsure ends March 31. According to officials, enrollment has increased 54 percent — about 56,000...

Communities of color receive 750K to promote MNsure

Communities of color receive 750K to promote MNsure

Feb. 12 | Website frustrations may have ‘scared off’ some Black enrollees   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Open enrollment for MNsure, the state’s health insurance marketplace, closes March 31. Stairstep Foundation President Alfred Babington-Johnson...

The MSR 2013 year in review

The MSR 2013 year in review

Dec. 26 | The local Black press continues to publish stories “from our own lens”   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer This year, 2013, was historic as well as a year-long full of highs and lows: Two MSR reporters were among the national and international...

Basics of the nation’s new healthcare law

Basics of the nation’s new healthcare law

Dec. 4 |               By Dr. Dionne Hart, MD What is the law known as “Obamacare” or the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? In March 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...

MNsure offers lowest health insurance rates in U.S.

MNsure offers lowest health insurance rates in U.S.

Oct. 23 | The Minnesota Department of Commerce has determined that Minnesota’s rates for health insurance policies available through MNsure, the state’s health insurance marketplace, starting October 1, are confirmed as the lowest rates compared with the...

National, local controversy greets opening of new state health exchange

National, local controversy greets opening of new state health exchange

Oct. 16 | Critics say Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox ad campaign misfires with communities of color   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   MNsure, the state’s health insurance exchange program, debuted the signup process on October 1. Officials during...

Minnesotans will begin choosing ‘Obamacare’ health plans October 1

Minnesotans will begin choosing ‘Obamacare’ health plans October 1

Sep. 11 | State officials say MNsure will help address health disparities   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minnesotans soon can find competitive health insurance plans through MNsure, the state’s new health insurance marketplace, say State officials,...

Confusion widespread on Affordable Care Act

Confusion widespread on Affordable Care Act

Jul. 10 |   Enrollment in new MN health insurance exchange begins in October          By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be in full force sooner rather than later, and U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison...

State’s new health exchange weighs how best to enroll the uninsured

State’s new health exchange weighs how best to enroll the uninsured

Apr. 17 |          Outreach and education essential to success   Open enrollment for the new MNsure health exchange program is slated to start this October. “This process of creating a Minnesota [health] exchange was a lengthy one,”...

Minnesota adopts new MNsure health exchange

Minnesota adopts new MNsure health exchange

Apr. 3 |               By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a new health exchange law on March 21, which is expected to enroll an estimated 1.3 Minnesotans starting next year, including...