As of next year, Minnesota’s health exchange MNsure will no longer be able to sell PreferredOne health plans. This comes as a blow to the exchange, as PreferredOne has made up about 59% of the MNsure market share. However, MNsure still has at least four other insurers available. An article from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal discusses the reasoning behind the split, and speculates the implications.
The Kaiser Family Foundation recently released their 2014 Employer Health Benefits Survey. The survey showed a 3% premium increase from 2013 to 2014.