The Affordable Health Care Act, or Obamacare as it has been called, has been in the news a great deal recently, well, for years actually — and fortunately for President Obama, the headlines lately have been mostly positive.
President Obama proudly announced April 17 that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Health Care Act. That number exceeds by 1 million the target set by the Obama administration for people to buy insurance through government-run health care exchanges.
“This thing is working,” Obama ...
Have you heard the great news? The mayors of Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth all agreed to proclaim Friday, March 28th as "MNsure Day!" I can't wait to go out and wish all my neighbors a "Merry MNsure Day!" or spread some cheer by saying: "I hope you've signed up for quality, affordable health insurance!"
Why do we need MNsure Day? Because there appear to be some silly boys and girls who haven't gotten the message that they need to sign up for health insurance by Monday or get a naughty-person fine! The fine is $95 or 1% of one's income, whichever is higher.
There might be some even naughtier
In an effort to get uninsured Minnesota residents to enroll in health plans by the end of March MNsure, the state's online healthcare exchange, has enlisted the help of Academy Award-nominated actor Barkhad Abdi and his co-star from Captain Phillips
, Faysal Ahmed -- the pair spent time making public appearances to pitch MNsure to the Minneapolis community.
Check out the video.
This huge push is in direct...!--more-->