Open enrollment for individual health insurance plans got underway over the weekend and so far MNsure reports that its computer systems and call center are operating that way they are supposed to. Earlier this week the site got an important addition-- a comparison shopping tool designed to help people make the best decision about what plan best suits them.
I'm used to some amount of ridicule and rejection. I'm a broadcast journalist. In my days as a TV news anchor, and now the co-host of a long-running public affairs show on public television in Minnesota, everything from my hairstyle to clothing choice to the bags under my eyes are scrutinized and commented on, and sometimes the comments are cutting and rude.