Minnesota’s ‘MnSure’ Health Insurance Exchange
For the week of April 14th, 2013
Minnesota is launching a web-based health insurance exchange program as part of President Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act. The controversial exchange gives the approximately 1-in-5 Minnesotans who currently lack health care insurance an opportunity to shop for coverage.
Guests: Dr. Lynn Blewett, Director of the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), and Professor at the University of Minnesota in the School of Public Health
Issues: The Affordable Care Act and state health care exchanges; Educating consumers on the exchanges; Who will use the exchanges; Who is not eligible; Quality and cost control measures associated with the MnSure exchange and Affordable Care Act