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Breakdown of MNsure Qualified Health Plan Enrollments

2/19/2016 10:14:43 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Peg Hersch
Deputy Director of External Affairs
peg.hersch@state.mn.us
651-539-1346

ST. PAUL, Minn.-During the 2016 open enrollment period, November 1, 2015-January 31, 2016, 85,390 Minnesotans enrolled in private health insurance coverage through MNsure, the state's health insurance marketplace.

On Wednesday, the MNsure Board of Directors received a breakdown of this private health plan enrollment data. The breakdown below includes information on plan selection, age and insurance company selection. In addition, MNsure had the highest percentage of new qualified health plan enrollees of any marketplace in the country.

Plan Selection 2016 2015
Bronze 46% 36%
Silver 36% 39%
Gold 17% 17%
Platinum -- 7%
Catastrophic 1% 1%
Age Bracket 2016 2015
<18 10% 10%
18-25 6% 7%
26-34 14% 18%
35-44 13% 15%
45-54 18% 19%
55-64 38% 31%
65+ <1% .3%
Insurance Company Selection 2016 2015
Blue Cross Blue Shield 28% 43%
BluePlus 8% 7%
HealthPartners 24% 24%
Medica 19% 5%
UCare 21% 21%

The 2016 open enrollment period began November 1, 2015, and ended on January 31, 2016. Small group employers and Minnesotans eligible for Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare can enroll year round. As of May 2014, 95 percent of Minnesotans have health coverage-the highest percentage in state history.

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