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Executive Director April Todd-Malmlov of MNsure announces on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, that of states that have announced health insurance rates under new federal laws, Minnesota has the lowest premiums. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Insurance rollout brings more debate

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ST. PAUL -- A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance could provide the lowest premiums in the country, but when state officials announced those numbers Friday, they could not compare the new prices to what consumers pay today.

Gov Mark Dayton’s administration promoted a comparison showing Minnesota to be the lowest of 17 states that have announced premiums in new marketplaces established to follow the new federal law popularly known as Obamacare.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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