FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jenni Bowring-McDonough
ST. PAUL, Minn.—MNsure has extended the deadline for applicants to two Advisory Committees to the Board to provide guidance, advice and recommendations as it carries out its mission. Two committees have been established: the Health Industry Advisory Committee and the Consumer and Small Employer Advisory Committee. Applications are due by 3:00 PM on Friday, September 6, 2013.
The Consumer and Small Employer Advisory Committee will consist of no more than 17 members and can include, but is not limited to, individuals and employers that may purchase health plans through MNsure, individuals who may enroll in a public program or organizations that may help facilitate enrollment through MNsure.
The Health Industry Advisory Committee will consist of no more than 17 members and can include, but is not limited to, insurance agents and brokers, health insurers, hospitals, clinics, doctors and other health care industry experts.
Information on the posting and how to apply can be found on the MNsure website: http://mnsure.org/hix/about-us/directors/board-advisory.jsp
MNsure is a one-stop health insurance marketplace where individuals, families and small employers will be able to get quality health coverage at a fair price. MNsure will empower more than 1 million people to compare, select and get help finding health insurance. It will facilitate enrollment in public health insurance and private insurance products, calculate eligibility for tax credits and allow Minnesotans to shop and compare between insurance products.
Enrollment in MNsure begins October 1, 2013 and runs through March 31, 2014. For more information about MNsure, how it will benefit Minnesota consumers and businesses and how to provide input or learn more about the stakeholder process visit mnsure.org.