One task force will design Minnesota's version of a health insurance exchange, which is required under the new federal health care law. The other will look more broadly at ways to cut costs and improve quality in the state's health care system.
North Dakota could become first state to build health care exchange
Lawmakers there could approve a bill during a special session this week to authorize a health insurance exchange system, one of the requirements of federal health reform. The idea is to create a website to help consumers compare the costs and benefits of different policies.