11/7/2016 11:00:14 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Marie Harmon
ST. PAUL, Minn.— MNsure is providing an update on the 2017 open enrollment period. Within six days, more than 15,000 Minnesotans have enrolled in health coverage. This milestone took about six weeks to achieve during last year's open enrollment period.
Since the start of open enrollment, we have seen:
MNsure has extended the hours of our /help/contact-us/index.jspContact Center: Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Our Contact Center opened at 8 a.m. today, and these numbers are as of 10 a.m.
The 2017 open enrollment period began on November 1, 2016, and ends on January 31, 2017. Minnesotans eligible for Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare can enroll year round. As of February 2016, 96 percent of Minnesotans have health coverage—the highest percentage in state history.