In one of several concessions in a complex Treasury Department regulation of more than 200 pages, the Obama administration said companies with 50 to 99 employees will have an additional year to comply with the coverage requirement, until January 1, 2016. Angling to avoid political peril, the Obama administration Monday granted employers another delay in Read more

An “independent consultant has issued a damning report of the state’s troubled online insurance marketplace,” write MPR News reporters Catharine Richert and Elizabeth Stawicki. MNsure’s management structure is “non-existent” according to Optum, a subsidiary of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group, which recently performed a week-long analysis of the more than $100 million website. MNsure executives have been Read more