Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 20, 2015

Legislative Update of February 20th: MNsure Review

The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) released its much-anticipated review of MNsure’s first year of operations. MNsure is Minnesota’s online health insurance marketplace that was established in accordance with the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Overall, the OLA concluded that “MNsure’s failures outweighed its achievements in its first year of operations. (more…)

February 17, 2015

Legislative Update of February 16th

The Minnesota legislature has experienced increased activity in the two weeks since Gov. Mark Dayton released his proposed FY 16-17 budget. Committees are hearing presentations from a broad variety of commissioners and agency staff regarding proposed changes, reforms, or new spending. (more…)