What do you think of the provider change at MNsure?

MNsure Board Chair Brian Beutner addresses the media in regards to PreferredOne dropping out of its exchange with MNsure CEO Scott Leitz standing by his side, Sept. 16, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. Bridget Bennett / MPR News
The insurance company with the lowest rates and most customers on Minnesota’s health care exchange is pulling out.

Golden Valley-based PreferredOne this morning confirmed its exit from MNsure. It comes as a major blow to the exchange — the next open enrollment period is set to begin Nov. 15. MNsure said it would reach out soon to PreferredOne customers who bought coverage through MNsure last year with information on next steps.

“Consumers still have at least four, well-known, Minnesota based carriers who are committed to providing important health coverage to Minnesotans through MNsure, including people who qualify for tax credits and public programs,” MNsure said in a statement. [full story]

Today’s Question: What do you think of the provider change at MNsure?