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  • Commerce Department Releases Rate Analysis – Minnesota Retains the Number One Rates in the Country
    September 27, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Commerce certified today that Minnesota’s rates for health insurance policies available through MNsure, the state’s health insurance marketplace, starting October 1, 2013 are confirmed as the lowest rates compared with the other states that have released rates including the District of Columbia – across all metal levels.
  • Health Reform 101 – Protect Yourself against Scams and Insurance Fraud
    September 23, 2013 - Health reform changes have created new ways for insurance scams and fraud to occur. The Commerce Department wants you to be confident that you are buying the right plan for you from a trusted source. First, you should know that in most cases, if you are already covered you do not need to buy a new policy. This includes if you are covered through your employer, Medicare, Medical Assistance (Medicaid), TRICARE or veterans coverage.
  • Health Reform 101 – Do you know your insurance terms?
    September 16, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – As Minnesota consumers start planning for their insurance needs in time for Open Enrollment and the opening of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace, MNsure, on October 1, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Commerce urges consumers to take a look at the options to make the best decision for themselves and their households. Understanding the difference between the terms will help consumers find health insurance that fits their financial and health needs.
  • Health Reform 101 – Help is Available for You to Find and Enroll in Coverage
    September 09, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – If you’ve never bought health insurance or you want to change your plan, you may want to know who you can rely on to help you. There are many resources available to help you choose and enroll in a health plan, including brokers (also called agents) and navigators. Brokers and navigators provide different types of assistance.
  • Minnesota Department of Commerce Releases Lowest Average Health Insurance Rates in the Country for MNsure Health Department Releases Network Information to Help Consumers Research Options
    September 06, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN — Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman today released the individual policy premium rates, which are the lowest average rates in the country for health insurance plans sold through Minnesota’s new health insurance marketplace, MNsure, when it opens on October 1, 2013.
  • Minnesota Departments of Commerce and Health, MNsure to Hold News Conference Friday, September 6, 2013
    September 04, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Minnesota Department of Health will release information about health insurance plans and rates that will be sold on MNsure, Friday, September 6, 2013 at 12:00 pm.
  • Health Reform 101 – What is Open Enrollment?
    September 03, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – On October 1, open enrollment will begin for individuals and families to buy a health plan through MNsure, Minnesota’s online health insurance marketplace. Plan coverage will begin January 1, 2014.
  • Health Reform 101 – What is the difference between a health insurance premium and a rate?
    August 26, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – As Minnesota consumers start planning for their insurance needs in time for Open Enrollment and the opening of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace, MNsure, on October 1, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Commerce urges consumers to take a look at the options to make the best fit. Understanding the difference between a health insurance premium and a rate will help consumers find health insurance that fits their financial and health needs.
  • Health Reform 101 - Can you be denied coverage after January 1, 2014?
    August 23, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – In addition to expanded benefits sets that will be required in all plans sold during Open Enrollment beginning October 1, 2013, health insurance companies can no longer deny coverage based on past or current health issues. The Minnesota Department of Commerce is a trusted resource to provide Minnesotans with the health insurance information they need to understand upcoming changes to help make the important decisions for themselves and their families.
  • Health Reform 101 – Commerce Department provides information on benefits included in plans for 2014
    August 12, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – Minnesota consumers looking to buy insurance for 2014 will see important changes in law to comply with the health reform in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Minnesota Department of Commerce is a trusted resource to provide Minnesotans with the health insurance information they need to understand upcoming changes to help make the important decisions for themselves and their families.
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