Skip to comments.MNsure Relief Bill To Help Minnesotans With Skyrocketing Premiums (25% rebate)
Posted on 01/26/2017 5:09:15 PM PST by maggief
ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) Help is coming for thousands of Minnesotans hit with skyrocketing health care premiums.
The Minnesota House and Senate passed an emergency aid package Thursday and have sent it to the Governor. And Governor Mark Dayton is expected to sign the bill immediately.
The Minnesota House and Senate passed that rescue rebate for 125,000 Minnesotans hit with huge monthly premium hikes. But it took months to reach agreement, while Minnesota families worried about what to do.
Self-employed families are facing monthly insurance premiums of $2,500 a month or more. They make too much to get tax subsidies, but too little to be able to afford it.
After months of bickering, lawmakers are passing emergency aid.
Fighting back tears, the Senate architect of the rescue package spoke directly to families facing economic distress.
To the farms and small business owners, to the entrepreneurs on our main streets who are worried, we are listening. We are doing our very best to get you help today, Health and Human Services Chair Sen. Michelle Benson said.
The bill includes an instant 25 percent rebate that insurance companies will deduct from monthly bills. And it allows, for the first time in Minnesota, a for-profit HMO to expand coverage choices. Its a move denounced by Democrats.
(Excerpt) Read more at minnesota.cbslocal.com ...
Your tax dollar at work. You pay your premiums and subsidize everyone else. Minnshare would fail without your tax money.
Is the governor competent to be signing bills of any magnitude at this time? Dude just passed out the other day. Is his head on straight?
But wait a minute... Obamacare was suppose to reduce healthcare premiums. Did I miss something? /sarc (Did I really need that.)
Minn. needs to become a MACACA Sanctuary State. Eliminate the mandatory tax and open health-care insurance designs to get back to a more affordable set of coverages.
Wth Obamacare on the ropes, IIMO, Dayton is getting ahead of the game.
Perhaps in poor health, he’s attempting to rewrite his MNsure debacle legacy.
Never has been.
They don’t call him “crazy eyes” for nothing...
oh yeah, obamacare is just f’n great, people love it so much they cry when they mention it.
not’b/c they love it, tho...
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