Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman pointed out that Minnesota has the lowest individual rates in the country.
State Rep. Joe Atkins (DFL – Inver Grove Heights) and State Sen. Tony Lourey (DFL – Kerrick) listened as Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman talked about the insurance rates. Atkins and Lourey are both bill authors of legislation to create Minnesota’s health insurance exchange.
Commerce staffers guarded rate figures before the release.
Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman described the choice of companies providing health plans for the regions of the state. Behind him, Health Commissioner Dr. Ed. Ehlinger, MNsure chairman Brian Beuther and MNsure director April Todd-Malmov.
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