MNsure signup due after year of spiking health costs

Published 10:38 am Thursday, February 9, 2017

ST. PAUL — State officials are ready to shed light on how many Minnesota residents signed up for health insurance this year.

It’s been a big question in light of the massive premium increases and confusion over whether lawmakers would step in to offer financial help. After months of debate, Minnesota lawmakers last month approved using $312 million in rainy day funds to offset monthly payments on the individual market.

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