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Legislative Panel for MNsure Holds First Meeting

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A legislative committee that will oversee the development of Minnesota's new health insurance exchange holds its first meeting Monday.

Minnesota is one of 17 states setting up its own exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act.  

About 1.3 million Minnesotans are expected to get coverage through the online marketplace, known as MNsure, open enrollment begins October 1 for coverage that takes effect January 1.

Members of the MNsure Oversight Committee will get an overview of where things stand, including budget and technology issues, consumer outreach plans and progress toward approving plans submitted by nine insurance carriers for offering policies on the exchange.


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