On health exchanges, rates swing at Minnesota border

Monday, November 4, 2013

From his insurance agency in Stillwater, Dennis Conger has seen in recent weeks how the St. Croix River can divide Minnesota and Wisconsin in unexpected ways.

As Conger has worked with clients shopping for individual health insurance policies, he's been surprised by premium rates on the Minnesota side of the border that aren't as high as he feared, considering all the changes with the federal health care overhaul.