Elizabeth Stawicki Feature Archive

Thirty organizations will share in a $4 million federal grant to help Minnesotans find health insurance coverage on the new online marketplace, MNsure announced Friday. (08/23/2013)
Officials with MNsure, Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace have lost their bid to temporarily keep their marketing and public outreach materials secret. (08/22/2013)
More than a million Minnesotans are expected to enroll in health coverage through MNsure, an online site that goes live in a little more than six weeks. (08/21/2013)
Officials with MNsure, the state's new online health insurance marketplace, will announce their new marketing campaign at a news conference Sunday. (08/16/2013)
Minnesota's upcoming online insurance marketplace will be holding a town hall forum on Twitter on Monday to answer questions about how MNsure will work. (08/10/2013)
Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace, MNsure, plans to ask the federal government for a total of $55 million to help fund the operation next year. (08/07/2013)
Two giants in Minnesota's health care system have developed a health plan designed to encourage patients to see their doctor. (08/06/2013)
Medicare will penalize about half of Minnesota's hospitals for readmitting patients too soon after discharge, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis. (08/06/2013)
When Bill Hill prepares to weigh himself each morning, a mechanical voice speaks to him from a small box on his nightstand that is connected to the scale on the floor. "Ready for Health Check?" the voice asks. "Please step on the scale." (08/06/2013)
The state commerce and health departments have asked companies selling health plans on the new insurance exchange to reveal how much their policies will cost in September, rather than in October. (07/26/2013)
Minnesota's new online insurance marketplace, has asked the state to temporarily classify some of its marketing materials as non-public, on the grounds that secrecy will protect consumers. (07/24/2013)
More than 100 organizations have applied to share in a $4 million federal grant to help Minnesotans find health insurance coverage on the new online marketplace, MNsure. (07/24/2013)
Rosalie Wahl, one of Minnesota's legal pioneers, died today at 88. While she will be remembered first and foremost as Minnesota's first woman to serve on the state Supreme Court, her time as justice was only a part of an extraordinary life. "Minnesota owes Justice Wahl a great debt of gratitude for her exceptional service," Gov. Mark Dayton said. (07/22/2013)
Minnesota will seek another $40 million in federal money to operate the new online insurance marketplace, MNsure in 2014. (07/22/2013)
Representatives of the state's new online insurance marketplace, MNsure, will go before a legislative oversight committee on Monday in St. Paul. (07/21/2013)