ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Individual health insurance coverage will be available for as low as $91 a month beginning next year through Minnesota's new health insurance marketplace.

State officials released the first look Friday at health insurance plans and rates to be sold on MNsure, Minnesota's vehicle for delivering requirements of the new federal health care law. The marketplace is scheduled to go live on Oct. 1, and coverage starts Jan. 1.

Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman said Minnesota will offer the lowest average rates compared with the 17 other states that have released rates so far. Officials could not promise people will pay less compared to current coverage, but said they are confident customers will get more for their money.

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