Amid Federal Health Chaos, MNsure Takes Own Path for 2018

In this Oct. 26, 2017, photo, signs hang on enrollment cubicles at Briva Health in Minneapolis. Briva Health is MNsure's largest enrollment partner. Photo: AP/ Jim Mone
In this Oct. 26, 2017, photo, signs hang on enrollment cubicles at Briva Health in Minneapolis. Briva Health is MNsure's largest enrollment partner.

November 01, 2017 06:51 AM

Open enrollment is beginning and the head of Minnesota's health insurance exchange says the state is well-positioned to help residents sign up amid federal confusion about health care.

President Donald Trump's administration has halved this year's open enrollment period and slashed advertising and outreach budgets for HealthCare.gov. But Minnesota is one of just 12 states with its own health insurance exchange, and the state is capitalizing on that autonomy.

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